Privacy News Archive: 2011 to 2013

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  • 31-12-2013: Federal Court: No suspicion needed for laptop searches at border.  [BoingBoing]  [ACLU]
    • 01-01-2014: Judge won’t let student challenge electronics searches at US border.  [Ars Technica]  [NYT]  [Engadget]
    • 03-01-2014: What happens if authorities seize your laptop?  [BBC News]
  • 27-12-2013: Fight the spies, says Chaos Computer Club.  [Wired]
  • 25-12-2013: The Snowden Effect... Why 2014 will be the year of private cloud.  [The Register]
  • 23-12-2013: People are more freaked out by hacking than tracking.  [HardOCP]  [WSJ ATD]
  • 22-12-2013: Why does privacy matter?  [BoingBoing]  [Github]
  • 22-12-2013: Ars readers react to the light on their webcams.  [Ars Technica]
  • 19-12-2013: Verizon plans to issue transparency report, despite silence on NSA co-operation.  [ZDNet]
  • 19-12-2013: Here are some incredibly simple ways to keep your information private.  [BGR]
  • 19-12-2013: Your phone logs everywhere you go -- here's how to turn it off.  [Lifehacker]
  • 19-12-2013: Webcam spying without turning on the LED? Researchers prove it’s possible.  [Graham Cluley]
  • 19-12-2013: Transparency report: government removal requests continue to rise.  [Google]  [Engadget]
  • 18-12-2013: Italy passes Internet censorship laws: regulator can censor sites on 12 days' notice without judicial review.  [BoingBoing]  [ZDNet]
  • 18-12-2013: TOR user identified by FBI.  [Schneier]  [Ars Technica]
  • 17-12-2013: Neither Snowden nor the NSA puts CIOs off the cloud, it's just FUD.  [The Register]
  • 15-12-2013: Facebook saves everything you type.  [Stuff]  [Ars Technica]  [BoingBoing]  [LA Times]
  • 12-12-2013: Cisco's new cloud service may thwart NSA spying.  [HardOCP]  [WSJ]
  • 12-12-2013: What does the post-Snowden internet need? A price list.  [The Register]
  • 12-12-2013: Crypto weakness in Web comment system exposes hate-mongering politicians.  [Ars Technica]
  • 11-12-2013: People didn't trust the Internet before there even was one.  [Gizmodo]
  • 10-12-2013: French agency caught minting SSL certificates impersonating Google.  [Ars Technica]
  • 10-12-2013: World of Spycraft: NSA, GCHQ hacked WoW and Xbox Live, other games.  [Ars Technica]  [The Register]  [BGR]  [The Guardian]  [HardOCP]  [Engadget]  [Gizmodo]  [DailyTech]  [ExtremeTech]  [NZ Herald]  [Stuff]  [WSJ ATD]  [WSJ]  [THG]  [BBC News]  [Schneier]
    • 10-12-2013: Snowden leak examines gaming as a terrorist propaganda and training tool.  [Ars Technica]
  • 09-12-2013: Tech giants issue call for limits on government surveillance of users.  [NYT]  [Engadget]  [AppleInsider]  [TUAW]  [Stuff]  [ReadWriteWeb]  [The Register]  [BGR]  [ExtremeTech]  [Ars Technica]
  • 08-12-2013: Who's spying? Who isn't?  [Stuff]
  • 05-12-2013: Shock revelation: Telstra manages its networks.  [The Register]
    • 10-12-2013: Telstra tries to hose down “network management snooping” story.  [The Register]
  • 04-12-2013: GCSB head: Kiwis' offshore data not protected from spies.  [NZ Herald]
  • 02-12-2013: Edward Snowden revelations prompt UN investigation into surveillance.  [The Guardian]
  • 30-11-2013: Researchers use NSA’s own tactics to see how invasive NSA spying is.  [BGR]
  • 29-11-2013: UK.gov's web filtering mission creep: Now it plans to block 'extremist' websites.  [The Register]
  • 26-11-2013: It's no surprise anymore: your data is never safe online.  [Lifehacker]
  • 25-11-2013: US working to kill UN resolutions to limit international surveillance.  [Schneier]  [Foreign Policy]
  • 25-11-2013: This infographic shows which sites properly encrypt your data.  [Lifehacker]  [EFF]
  • 25-11-2013: Surveillance as a business model.  [Schneier]
  • 22-11-2013: Lavabit strikes back at Feds in key Internet privacy case.  [Wired]
  • 22-11-2013: Berners-Lee: 'Growing tide of surveillance' is destroying the internet.  [The Register]  [TechCrunch]  [Ars Technica]  [Gizmodo]
  • 22-11-2013: Post Prism: The new meaning of spyware.  [BBC News]
  • 21-11-2013: Say hello to Safeplug, Pogoplug’s $49 Tor-in-a-box for anonymous surfing.  [GigaOM]
  • 21-11-2013: Sweden's telcos hand over mass spying powers to police, tax authority, customs and other agencies.  [BoingBoing]  [Falkvinge]
  • 21-11-2013: Eric Schmidt predicts end of censorship.  [Stuff]  [Bloomberg]
  • 20-11-2013: Vint Cerf: 'Privacy may be an anomaly, now over -- and it's no secret I think that'.  [The Register]  [Gizmodo]
  • 20-11-2013: US senators say there’s “no evidence” bulk metadata surveillance is useful.  [Ars Technica]
  • 19-11-2013: Lavabit founder: Feds ordered email providers to stay open.  [The Register]
  • 19-11-2013: Schneier tells Washington NSA broke Internet’s security for everyone.  [Ars Technica]  [BoingBoing]
  • 19-11-2013: Google blocks child porn in 100,000 searches, plans filter for YouTube.  [Ars Technica]  [Gizmodo]
    • 19-11-2013: Google, Microsoft tighten search rules.  [Stuff]
  • 18-11-2013: The CIA is trying to stop Russia building monitoring stations in the US.  [Gizmodo]
  • 18-11-2013: GCHQ tracks diplomats' hotel bookings to plant bugs, say leaked docs.  [The Register]
  • 16-11-2013: Progress made on internet filters, says government.  [BBC News]
  • 15-11-2013: What is China censoring today?  [BoingBoing]  [BBC News]
  • 15-11-2013: The CIA has a vast database of international money transfers.  [Gizmodo]  [BoingBoing]
  • 14-11-2013: CIA's financial spying bags data on Americans.  [WSJ]
  • 14-11-2013: A fraying of public/private surveillance partnership.  [Schneier]
  • 14-11-2013: Government requests for user information double over three years.  [Google]  [WSJ ATD]  [Engadget]
  • 13-11-2013: The NYT on why it delayed first surveillance story.  [BoingBoing]  [NYT]
  • 12-11-2013: In Lavabit appeal, US doubles down on access to web crypto keys.  [Wired]
  • 11-11-2013: Deutsche Telekom to offer firms 'clean pipe' against hackers.  [Reuters]  [Engadget]
  • 11-11-2013: GCHQ hijacked LinkedIn profiles to hack Belgian telecoms network.  [The Register]  [Der Spiegel]  [BoingBoing]  [Ars Technica]
  • 11-11-2013: Secure email a "daunting challenge".  [BoingBoing]  [The New Yorker]
  • 11-11-2013: UK spies continue “quantum insert” attack via LinkedIn, Slashdot pages.  [Ars Technica]
  • 10-11-2013: How to protect your phone from the police.  [Gizmodo]
  • 08-11-2013: Kim Dotcom’s NSA-proof messaging, video chat service due in 2014.  [BGR]
  • 07-11-2013: Brit spymasters: Cheers, Snowden. Terrorists are overhauling their comms.  [The Register]
  • 07-11-2013: How Google paved the way for NSA's intercepts - just as The Register predicted 9 years ago.  [The Register]
  • 07-11-2013: Brazil makes it official: Gov email must be state-run and on-premises.  [The Register]
    • 12-11-2013: Brazil debates internet law in wake of NSA scandal.  [BBC News]
  • 07-11-2013: UK spy chiefs face Snowden grilling.  [Stuff]
  • 07-11-2013: Firm uses cell network, cloud for surveillance work.  [NZ Herald]
  • 06-11-2013: Crowdfunded audit of 'NSA-proof' encryption suite TrueCrypt is go.  [The Register]
  • 06-11-2013: Apple reveals government data requests.  [BBC News]
  • 06-11-2013: Lavabit’s primary security claim wasn’t actually true.  [Ars Technica]
    • 08-11-2013: Lavabit’s founder responds to cryptographer’s criticism.  [Ars Technica]
    • 09-11-2013: Lavabit, secure email? Hardly, says infosec wizard Moxie Marlinspike.  [The Register]
  • 06-11-2013: China's smog interferes with spying.  [Stuff]
  • 06-11-2013: Locke wins battle with GCSB.  [Stuff]
  • 06-11-2013: Shadowy VPN firm says it has industry’s first transparency report.  [Ars Technica]
  • 05-11-2013: Revealed: Britain's 'secret listening post in the heart of Berlin'.  [The Independent]
  • 05-11-2013: Privacy group demands spy details from telecom firms.  [BBC News]
  • 04-11-2013: Anti-spying activists take telco complaint to the OECD.  [GigaOM]
  • 04-11-2013: UK Government reportedly bans iPads from secret meetings for fear of spying.  [iMore]
  • 04-11-2013: Germany: European spy agencies swap tech tips.  [Stuff]
  • 03-11-2013: Explaining the banned phrases in a Chinese microblogging client.  [BoingBoing]  [Tumblr]
  • 03-11-2013: Swisscom builds 'Swiss Cloud' as spying storm rages.  [Reuters]  [The Register]
  • 01-11-2013: GCHQ and European spy agencies worked together on mass surveillance.  [The Guardian]
  • 01-11-2013: Close-in surveillance using your phone's WiFi.  [Schneier]  [Washington Post]
  • 01-11-2013: New Zealand taking spy risks, says Labour.  [Stuff]
    • 03-11-2013: See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil.  [Stuff]
    • 05-11-2013: Spying bill passes into law.  [Stuff]
    • 13-11-2-13: 'Wait and see' on new spy laws.  [Stuff]
  • 31-10-2013: Tech giants ensnared by NSA spying petition Congress for surveillance reform.  [Engadget]  [Washington Post]
  • 31-10-2013: NSA leaks helping India become 'Big Brother' state?  [BBC News]
  • 30-10-2013: Lavabit and Silent Circle join forces to make all email surveillance-proof.  [Forbes]  [Gizmodo]  [Stuff]  [Ars Technica]  [The Register]  [iMore]  [The Guardian]  [Engadget]  [BGR]
    • 05-11-2013: Lavabit founder takes to Kickstarter to open source a new end-to-end encryption message protocol.  [TechCrunch]  [Engadget]  [The Register]
  • 29-10-2013: David Cameron threatens injunction against the Guardian to stop further Snowden leak publications.  [BoingBoing]  [The Guardian]
  • 29-10-2013: Arguing for NSA-level Internet surveillance.  [Schneier]  [New Republic]  [USNews]
  • 28-10-2013: How one small American VPN company is trying to stand up for privacy.  [Ars Technica]
  • 26-10-2013: Techniques for counter-surveillance.  [BBC News]
  • 26-10-2013: UK spies were terrified that the willing cooperation of telcos would get out; understood they were breaking the law.  [BoingBoing]  [The Guardian]
  • 26-10-2013: HOWTO protect yourself from Internet surveillance, EFF edition.  [BoingBoing]  [EFF]
  • 25-10-2013: Anonymity network ToR needs a tune-up to protect users from surveillance.  [MIT]
  • 25-10-2013: Beyond the Great Firewall: China's global censorship campaign.  [The Register]
  • 23-10-2013: Snowden revelations hit war on terror as EU MPs call for suspension of data-sharing deal.  [GigaOM]
  • 22-10-2013: Huawei: No govt has asked for user data.  [Stuff]
  • 22-10-2013: Why is the internet so insecure?  [Stuff]
  • 21-10-2013: Google announces uProxy: internet censorship avoidance in a browser extension.  [Engadget]
  • 21-10-2013: Forget the NSA, that spy may be your spouse.  [Stuff]
  • 18-10-2013: Identifying cell phones through sensor imperfections.  [Schneier]
  • 18-10-2013: Apple says theoretical exploits be damned, they can't read your iMessages.  [iMore]  [TUAW]  [Apple Insider]  [MacRumors]  [GottaBeMobile]  [WSJ ATD]
    • 21-10-2013: Is iMessage secure? The good, the bad, and the complicated.  [iMore]
  • 17-10-2013: Extent of spy agencies' surveillance to be investigated by parliamentary body.  [The Guardian]
  • 17-10-2013: EC: NSA slurps scare you? Europe's clouds are open for business.  [The Register]
  • 17-10-2013: David Cameron vows vengeance on the Guardian for Snowden leaks.  [BoingBoing]  [TechDirt]
  • 17-10-2013: Thanks to NSA, German e-mail providers see flood of new customers.  [Ars Technica]
  • 16-10-2013: Removing my children from the Internet.  [Gizmodo]
  • 15-10-2013: Think you can live offline without being tracked?  Here's what it takes.  [FastCompany]
  • 15-10-2013: Meet SecureDrop, a new lock box for whistleblowers.  [Time]  [Schneier]  [FotPF]
  • 15-10-2013: Stealthy technique fingerprints smartphones by measuring users’ movements.  [Ars Technica]
  • 15-10-2013: Deutsche Telekom to push for national routing to curtail spying.  [Bloomberg]
  • 14-10-2013: Lavabit reinstates service briefly so users can download e-mails, change passwords.  [Engadget]  [The Register]  [Ars Technica]
  • 14-10-2013: NZ govt backs down over spy bill clause.  [NZ Herald]
  • 14-10-2013: Europe won’t save you: why e-mail is probably safer in the US.  [Ars Technica]
  • 14-10-2013: German telco hopes to hide traffic from spies.  [Stuff]
  • 13-10-2013: Which governments prioritise privacy and whic lay on the spying?  [Gizmodo]  [VentureBeat]
  • 12-10-2013: Malala to Obama: US use of drones is 'fueling terrorism'.  [BoingBoing]
  • 12-10-2013: Top sites (and maybe the NSA) track users with “device fingerprinting”.  [Ars Technica]
  • 12-10-2013: Lavabit’s appeal: We’re actually not required to wiretap our own users.  [Ars Technica]  [Volokh]
    • 12-10-2013: GoDaddy pulls Lavabit's security credentials.  [HardOCP]  [Forbes]
  • 11-10-2013: Brazil's anti-NSA prez urged to SNATCH keys to the internet from America.  [The Register]
  • 11-10-2013: New head of CIA's National Clandestine Service profiled in Newsweek.  [BoingBoing]  [Newsweek]
  • 11-10-2013: What effect does mass surveillance have on journalism in the US? We're finding out. It's not good.  [BoingBoing]  [Tow Center]
  • 11-10-2013: Amid NSA outrage, big tech companies plan to track you even more aggressively.  [Wired]
  • 11-10-2013: Canadian operator EasyDNS stands firm against London cops.  [The Register]
  • 10-10-2013: Lavabit files opening brief in landmark privacy case.  [Wired]  [BoingBoing]
  • 08-10-2013: German NSA has deal to tap ISPs at major Internet Exchange.  [Ars Technica]
  • 07-10-2013: Want to evade NSA spying?  Don't connect to the Internet.  [Wired]
  • 06-10-2013: Russia to monitor 'all communications' at Winter Olympics in Sochi.  [The Guardian]
  • 04-10-2013: Can we trust the spying state?  [BBC News]
  • 03-10-2013: Facebook and Cisco in Wi-Fi hookup to track your retail, social life.  [The Register]
  • 02-10-2013: How Feds bullied Lavabit into shutting down.  [Gizmodo]  [Wired]  [Engadget]  [WSJ ATD]
    • 02-10-2013: As FBI pursued Snowden, an email service stood firm.  [NYT]
    • 03-10-2013: Unsealed Lavabit docs show that Feds demanded SSL keys.  [BoingBoing]  [Ars Technica]  [ReadWriteWeb]
    • 03-10-2013: Snowden's email provider gave crypto keys to FBI – on paper printouts.  [The Register]
    • 08-10-2013: How Lavabit Melted Down.  [BoingBoing]  [The New Yorker]
  • 02-10-2013: US spy court says internet firms can't report surveillance requests.  [The Register]
  • 02-10-2013: BitTorrent thinks it can make your online chat secure.  [Gizmodo]
  • 01-10-2013: 'I don't trust Microsoft' after NSA disclosures says former privacy chief.  [The Register]
  • 01-10-2013: WhoIs privacy and proxy service abuse.  [Schneier]  [ICANN]  [Light Blue Touchpaper]
  • 30-09-2013: John McAfee wants to NSA-proof the internet with a device called Decentral.  [Engadget]  [The Register]  [HardOCP]  [The Verge]  [Stuff]
  • 30-09-2013: Disbarred "pirate site" lawyer preps NSA-proof email.  [HardOCP]  [TorrentFreak]
  • 28-09-2013: NSA Internet spying sparks race to create offshore havens for data privacy.  [WSJ ATD]  [WSJ]
  • 28-09-2013: How the FBI found Miss Teen USA’s webcam spy.  [Ars Technica]  [BoingBoing]
  • 27-09-2013: Feds targeted Lavabit the day after Snowden went public.  [Wired]
  • 26-09-2013: Lavabit's attorneys want court to unseal case files.  [BoingBoing]  [RT]
  • 25-09-2013: China loosens web censorship in free trade zone.  [Stuff]
  • 24-09-2013: Dropbox also wants to disclose national security requests.  [WSJ ATD]
  • 23-09-2013: Metadata equals surveillance.  [Schneier]
  • 21-09-2013: LinkedIn customers allege company hacked email addresses.  [Bloomberg]  [WSJ ATD]  [HardOCP]  [Ars Technica]  [Stuff]
  • 21-09-2013: Senator asks if FBI can get iPhone 5S fingerprint data via Patriot Act.  [Ars Technica]
    • 01-10-2013: Anonymous claims Apple's Touch ID hands over fingerprints to the NSA.  [GottaBeMobile]
  • 20-09-2013: Google knows almost every WiFi password in the world.  [Schneier]  [ComputerWorld]
  • 19-09-2013: Dear photographers: the government is watching you.  [Fstoppers]
  • 19-09-2013: China crackdown ploy to nail critics.  [Stuff]
  • 19-09-2013: Zuckerberg says US spying hurt users' trust.  [Stuff]
  • 17-09-2013: LinkedIn challenges NSA disclosure rules in court filing.  [WSJ ATD]  [TNW]  [The Register]  [BBC News]
  • 17-09-2013: Lavabit email founder goes to great lengths to avoid email, post-Snowden.  [WSJ ATD]
  • 17-09-2013: Iran social media block removed by technical hitch.  [BBC News]  [WSJ ATD]  [Engadget]
    • 08-10-2013: Iran not unblocking Facebook, Twitter.  [Stuff]
  • 17-09-2013: Box aims for NSA-resistant cloud security with customers holding the keys.  [Ars Technica]
  • 16-09-2013: WHOIS privacy plan draws fire.  [Krebs]
  • 16-09-2013: How the cops watch your tweets in real-time.  [Ars Technica]
  • 15-09-2013: Eric Schmidt says government surveillance is just part of our society.  [Gizmodo]  [The Guardian]
  • 14-09-2013: Google: all your passwords belong to us.  [HardOCP]  [Business Insider]
  • 13-09-2013: The FISA court will release more opinions because of Snowden.  [Washington Post]
  • 13-09-2013: Hardware hacker learns his E-ZPass is being read all over NYC, not just at toll booths.  [BoingBoing]  [Forbes]
  • 13-09-2013: Secret spy spy court demands government transparency on surveillance programmes.  [BoingBoing]  [Wired]
  • 12-09-2013: Inside the effort to crowdfund NSA-proof email and chat services.  [Vice Motherboard]
  • 12-09-2013: China's Little Brothers cleanse online chatter.  [Stuff]
  • 11-09-2013: Protecting yourself from NSA web surveillance.  [Network Computing]
  • 10-09-2013: No warrant, no problem: US government uses travel alerts for warrantless electronics search.  [ZDNet]
  • 10-09-2013: Federal court denies Google request to dismiss privacy lawsuit.  [ReadWriteWeb]
  • 10-09-2013: US border laptop searches: the other warrantless surveillance.  [BoingBoing]  [ACLU]
  • 10-09-2013: China cracks down on net rumours.  [Stuff]
  • 09-09-2013: A petition for greater transparency.  [Google Blog]
  • 09-09-2013: Indian spooks snooping without ISP knowledge.  [The Register]
  • 08-09-2013: US NSA and UK GCHQ 'can spy on smartphones'.  [BBC News]
    • 09-09-2013: Smartphone users now under NSA's grasp: no one is safe from US spying.  [GottaBeMobile]
  • 08-09-2013: Wikileaks details how NZ spies will work.  [Stuff]
  • 07-09-2013: Majority of Tor crypto keys could be broken by NSA, researcher says.  [Ars Technica]  [Gizmodo]
  • 07-09-2013: Let us count the ways: how the feds (legally, technically) get our data.  [Ars Technica]
  • 06-09-2013: Amid NSA spying scandal, Yahoo releases transparency report on gov data requests.  [BoingBoing]  [Yahoo]
  • 05-09-2013: NSA's decade-long plan to undermine encryption includes backdoors, stolen keys, manipulating standards.  [Wired]
    • 06-09-2013: NSA’s pipe dream: Weakening crypto will only help the “good guys”.  [Ars Technica]
  • 06-09-2013: Yes, Internet: Your citizens still want their anonymity.  [Ars Technica]
  • 05-09-2013: NSA's decade-long plan to undermine encryption includes backdoors, stolen keys, manipulating standards.  [Wired]
  • 05-09-2013: Attempts by UK, US govs to suppress reporting on NSA not working out so great.  [BoingBoing]  [Huffington Post]
  • 05-09-2013: Google argues for right to continue scanning Gmail.  [HardOCP]  [USA Today]
  • 05-09-2013: How to remain secure against NSA surveillance.  [The Guardian]  [BoingBoing]  [Schneier]
    • 06-09-2013: Response: how to remain secure against NSA surveillance.  [EtherealMind]
  • 05-09-2013: The anonymous Internet is under attack.  [Gizmodo]
  • 05-09-2013: Hot newly revitalized dev trend: NSA-proof email.  [BoingBoing]  [Wired]
  • 01-09-2013: Boffins follow TOR breadcrumbs to identify users.  [The Register]
  • 31-08-2013: Feds plow $10 billion into “groundbreaking” crypto-cracking programme.  [Ars Technica]
  • 30-08-2013: Judge says search warrants for emails must be 'limited'.  [NYT Blog]
  • 30-08-2013: Microsoft, Google press lawsuit on government spying data.  [ReadWriteWeb]  [TechNet Blog]
    • 31-08-2013: When Google and Microsoft "Stand Together" against US spying, you know stuff just got real.  [BoingBoing]
  • 29-08-2013: Tor usage up by more than 100% in August.  [The Register]
    • 06-09-2013: Sudden spike of Tor users likely caused by one “massive” botnet.  [Ars Technica]  [The Register]
    • 06-09-2013: Snoops can identify Tor users given enough time, experts say.  [Ars Technica]
  • 29-08-2013: Australian spy agency taps undersea cables.  [Stuff]
  • 28-08-2013: Feds target polygraph-beating company.  [Schneier]  [McClatchy]
  • 27-08-2013: Feds back away from forced decryption -- for now.  [Wired]
  • 27-08-2013: Detaining David Miranda.  [Schneier]
  • 27-08-2013: Government requests to Facebook outlined in report.  [BBC News]
    • 28-08-2013: Facebook reveals NZ official requests.  [Stuff]
  • 26-08-2013: Lavabit alternative MyKolab offering lite version and cloud storage to help you dodge the NSA.  [Engadget]
  • 26-08-2013: Open secret about Google's surveillance case no longer secret.  [WSJ]
  • 26-08-2013: The next-generation communications privacy act.  [Schneier]  [SSRN]
  • 26-08-2013: How might the feds have snooped on Lavabit?  [Ars Technica]  [BoingBoing]
  • 24-08-2013: New Zealand appears to have used NSA spy network to target Kim Dotcom.  [Ars Technica]  [TechDirt]
  • 23-08-2013: UK’s secret Middle East internet surveillance base revealed in Edward Snowden leaks.  [The Independent]
    • 23-08-2013: Snowden denies being source of The Independent's "NSA leak" story exposing UK base.  [BoingBoing]  [The Guardian]
  • 23-08-2013: Obama’s reported “outside experts” surveillance review panel has deep ties to gov’t.  [Ars Technica]
  • 22-08-2013: Obama administration to Supreme Court: allow warrantless smartphone searches.  [DailyTech]
  • 22-08-2013: Lavabit founder chafes under NSA scrutiny, speaks out against govermental privacy violations.  [Engadget]  [The Guardian]
  • 22-08-2013: Four ways the Guardian could have protected Snowden – by the NSA.  [The Register]
  • 22-08-2013: US military interest in NZ cable.  [Stuff]
  • 21-08-2013: EFF wins big: secret FISA court opinion will be released.  [BoingBoing]  [EFF]
  • 20-08-2013: Why Kolab might be the best secure email service still standing.  [Gizmodo]
  • 20-08-2013: Groklaw shuts down over fears of email snooping.  [BoingBoing]  [Groklaw]  [ReadWriteWeb]  [The Register]  [TechDirt]  [Ars Technica]  [Engadget]  [Gizmodo]
  • 20-08-2013: Teens and privacy.  [Schneier]  [Pew Internet]
  • 18-08-2013: Paranoid Browsing: anti-profiling plugin seeks feedback.  [BoingBoing]
  • 17-08-2013: Ars Technicast, Ep. 32: NSA, Snowden, and why Lavabit had to go down.  [Ars Technica]
  • 16-08-2013: Why can't email be secure?  [Silent Circle]
  • 15-08-2013: Why doesn't Google encrypt all of your data?  [Gizmodo]
    • 16-08-2013: Why Google's now encrypting data in the cloud.  [ReadWriteWeb]
  • 15-08-2013: NSA broke privacy rules thousands of times per year, audit finds.  [Washington Post]
  • 14-08-2013: NSA, DEA, IRS lie about fact that Americans are routinely spied on by our government: time for a special prosecutor.  [Forbes]
  • 13-08-2013: Google: Gmail users have no legitimate expectation of privacy.  [HardOCP]  [RT]  [Gizmodo]  [The Register]  [TUAW]
    • 14-08-2013: Keep calm -- Google didn't just screw Gmail user privacy.  [ReadWriteWeb]
    • 14-08-2013: Yes, Gmail users have an expectation of privacy.  [The Verge]
    • 15-08-2013: Google back foot over Gmail snooping claims.  [Stuff]
    • 15-08-2013: Google: yes, we "read" your Gmail.  [DailyTech]
  • 13-08-2013: NZ prime minister John Key: We have to spy on you because al-Qaeda has training camps here.  [BoingBoing]  [RDP]
  • 12-08-2013: The secure mail dilemma: If it's useable, it's probably insecure.  [The Register]
    • 12-08-2013: Encrypted email isn’t secure, but if you must use it, here are some Lavabit alternatives.  [ExtremeTech]
  • 12-08-2013: Deutsche Telekom launches 'NSA-busting' encrypted email service.  [The Register]
  • 10-08-2013: Kim Dotcom's encrypted email service ready for 2014.  [HardOCP]  [The Enquirer]  [Gizmodo]  [RT]  [Stuff]
  • 10-08-2013: Pirate Bay releases 'PirateBrowser' to sail round censorship, mark ten years on the ocean wave.  [Engadget]  [Gizmodo]  [TorrentFreak]  [Stuff]  [ReadWriteWeb]  [BGR]  [ExtremeTech]
    • 08-08-2013: The Pirate Bay: BitTorrent site sails to its 10th birthday.  [BBC News]  [HardOCP]  [The Verge]
    • 12-08-2013: The Pirate Bay's new censorship-dodging browser 'not secure'.  [The Register]
    • 12-08-2013: The Pirate Bay now distributing the 'PirateBrowser' package.  [Hexus]
    • 13-08-2013: PirateBrowser: Firefox 23 + Tor, scores 100,000 downloads in 3 days.  [DailyTech]
  • 10-08-2013: White House talks privacy, surveillance with tech CEOs, Vint Cerf, and others.  [Ars Technica]
  • 09-08-2013: Deutsche Telekom snubs U.S. email servers after snooping scandal.  [Reuters]
  • 08-08-2013: Rebuilding the Internet from scratch.  [HardOCP]  [New Scientist]
  • 08-08-2013: Lavabit, email service Snowden reportedly used, abruptly shuts down.  [BoingBoing]  [The Register]  [Wired]  [Engadget]  [Gizmodo]  [Ars Technica]  [Forbes]  [Stuff]  [Stanford]  [iMore]  [Schneier]  [BBC News]  [DailyTech]  [HardOCP]  [NZ Herald]
    • 08-08-2013: 16 people who got screwed when Snowden's email provider shut down.  [Gizmodo]
    • 09-08-2013: After Lavabit shutdown, another encrypted e-mail service closes.  [Ars Technica]  [Engadget]  [TechCrunch]  [Gizmodo]
    • 09-08-2013: How the government killed a secure email company.  [The New Yorker]
    • 10-08-2013: Lavabit founder has stopped using email: "If you knew what I know, you might not use it either".  [BoingBoing]  [Forbes]
    • 13-08-2013: On Lavabit's shutdown.  [WSJ ATD]
    • 16-08-2013: Lavabit's owner threatened with arrest for shutting down rather than spying on customers.  [BoingBoing]  [NBC]
    • 19-08-2013: Snowden's email provider may face court rap after closing service.  [The Register]
  • 06-08-2013: US drug agency gets intel from NSA, then lies about its origins to build cases.  [Ars Technica]
  • 03-08-2013: Spy agencies addicted to corporate data.  [Stuff]
  • 03-08-2013: Kiwis seek reassurance on state surveillance.  [Stuff]
    • 03-08-2013: No spying on Kiwis under Clark.  [Stuff]
    • 04-08-2013: Drop GCSB bill, Dunne urged.  [Stuff]
    • 06-08-2013: Can NZ say no to the US?  [NZ Herald]
    • 16-08-2013: Key gives GCSB email assurance.  [Stuff]
    • 19-08-2013: Officials defend GCSB 'net secrecy.  [Stuff]
    • 19-08-2013: Rowdy crowd protest GCSB Bill at meeting.  [Stuff]
    • 20-08-2013: Spy bill hanging on single vote.  [Stuff]
    • 20-08-2013: Officials defend GCSB web secrecy.  [Stuff]
    • 20-08-2013: Labour's spy bill changes to be blocked.  [Stuff]
    • 21-08-2013: Kiwis do care, prime minister.  [Stuff]
    • 21-08-2013: Controversial GCSB laws pass by two votes.  [Stuff]
    • 22-08-2013: Spy bill passes into law amid wide criticism.  [Stuff]
    • 12-09-2013: Greens make new bid to ditch 'Skynet' law.  [Stuff]
  • 02-08-2013: FBI pressures Internet providers to install surveillance software.  [cNet]  [HardOCP]
  • 02-08-2013: UK border cops can seize and retain all your data without suspicion or charge.  [BoingBoing]
  • 02-08-2013: Forget PRISM -- the FBI can listen in on any conversation at any time if you use Android.  [GottaBeMobile]  [WSJ]  [The Register]  [BGR]  [TrustedReviews]  [HardOCP]
    • 02-08-2013: FBI pays for malware so it can spy on us with our phones and computers.  [BoingBoing]
  • 02-08-2013: FBI turning to private sector to hack phones, exploit unknown security holes.  [Engadget]  [DailyTech]
  • 02-08-2013: Is your company Edward Snowden-proof?  [IT Brief]
  • 01-08-2013: The FBI can remotely activate microphones in Android phones to record conversations.  [Gizmodo]  [WSJ]  [GottaBeMobile]  [The Register]  [BGR]  [TrustedReviews]  [HardOCP]
  • 01-08-2013: Proof the FBI monitors your Google searches?  [HardOCP]  [Gizmodo]  [The Guardian]  [The Register]
  • 01-08-2013: People smugglers, terrorists make GCSB list.  [Stuff]
  • 31-07-2013: FISA court judge: No company has ever challenged Patriot Act sharing.  [Ars Technica]
  • 31-07-2013: The world is watching.  [Juniper]
  • 30-07-2013: Cops can track cellphones without warrants, appeals court rules.  [Wired]
  • 30-07-2013: Surveillance State Repeal Act: repealing the PATRIOT Act and some of FISA.  [BoingBoing]  [TechDirt]
  • 29-07-2013: Obama's continuing war against leakers.  [Schneier]
  • 28-07-2013: US spy agencies eavesdrop on Kiwi.  [Stuff]  [BoingBoing]
  • 27-07-2013: The FBI has used spy drones without warrants at least 10 times.  [Gizmodo]  [Rand Paul: PDF]
  • 26-07-2013: How did we get to where we are now with online privacy?  [Gizmodo]  [PBS YouTube]
  • 24-07-2013: The secret FISA court must go.  [Daily Beast]
  • 18-07-2013: How Facebook builds a digital signature for you and your world.  [Wired]
  • 17-07-2013: Bipartisan backlash grows against domestic surveillance.  [NYT]
  • 16-07-2013: Yahoo's blazing the trail to transparency in the post-PRISM world.  [Gizmodo]
  • 16-07-2013: A problem with the US Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board.  [Schneier]
  • 16-07-2013: Online anonymity is possible.  [Stuff]
  • 15-07-2013: Leaked letter shows ISPs and government at war.  [BBC News]
  • 13-07-2013: John Key slams watchdog report on spying laws.  [Stuff]
  • 10-07-2013: US vs. Bradley Manning: defense rests, Manning won't testify, Wikileaks gets respect.  [BoingBoing]
  • 10-07-2013: Five things Snowden leaks revealed about NSA’s original warrantless wiretaps.  [Ars Technica]
  • 09-07-2013: Nation will gain by discussing surveillance, expert tells privacy board.  [NYT]
  • 09-07-2013: France kills three-strikes copyright disconnections.  [BoingBoing]  [TorrentFreak]  [Ars Technica]  [BBC News]
  • 09-07-2013: Snowden blunts US push to curb cyber theft.  [Stuff]
  • 09-07-2013: Snowden's Australian "revelations" are old news.  [The Register]
  • 08-07-2013: Crooked cops abuse FBI database.  [Stuff]
  • 05-07-2013: Of mice, the NSA, GCHQ and data protection.  [The Register]
  • 04-07-2013: France 'has vast data surveillance' - Le Monde report.  [BBC News]  [Engadget]  [GigaOM]  [The Register]
  • 03-07-2013: Bookstore owner was victim of US snail mail surveillance.  [BoingBoing]
  • 03-07-2013: Privacy protests.  [Schneier]  [SSRN]
  • 02-07-2013: Nation's leaders meet over GCSB.  [Stuff]
    • 03-07-2013: GCSB power too great, hearing told.  [Stuff]
    • 03-07-2013: Dotcom, NZ PM clash over spy laws.  [The Register]
    • 04-07-2013: Kim Dotcom slams New Zealand government over spying plans.  [BGR]
    • 04-07-2013: Committee won't call GCSB.  [Stuff]
    • 05-07-2013: Spy law committee 'blindfolded'.  [Stuff]
    • 17-07-2013: Calls widen for GCSB law probe.  [Stuff]
    • 22-07-2013: PM tries to shore up GCSB bill.  [Stuff]
    • 23-07-2013: Dunne turnaround on spy bill.  [Stuff]
    • 26-07-2013: Labour: we'll dump GCSB bill.  [Stuff]
    • 28-07-2013: Kiwis rally against 'snoops' charter' law.  [The Register]
    • 09-08-2013: Lawyer hits back at PM's attack.  [Stuff]
  • 01-07-2013: What happens on G-Cloud stays on G-Cloud.  [The Register]
  • 01-07-2013: New argument in forced-decryption case: defendant's memory is ticking clock.  [Wired]
  • 01-07-2013: Feds say encryption to foil wiretaps is on the rise.  [BoingBoing]
  • 28-06-2013: Facebook's outmoded Web crypto opens door to NSA spying.  [cNet]
  • 28-06-2013: Encryption has foiled wiretaps for first time, Feds say.  [Wired]
  • 27-06-2013: Secret US spy court lets Microsoft, Google reveal their petitions.  [The Register]
  • 25-06-2013: Transparency Report: making the web a safer place.  [Google]  [Krebs]  [GigaOM]  [Ars Technica]  [Engadget]
  • 24-06-2013: US surveillance is not aimed at terrorists.  [Bloomberg]
  • 24-06-2013: MPAA kicks Kickass Torrents off Google with 'precision takedown'.  [TorrentFreak]
  • 24-06-2013: Europeans will now know when and what data gets compromised in a breach -- unless it was encrypted.  [TechCrunch]
  • 24-06-2013: Australia shelves plans to store phone, Internet metadata.  [Reuters]  [Engadget]
  • 22-06-2013: Duck Duck Go's post-PRISM growth actually proves no one cares about private search.  [Search Engine Land]
  • 20-06-2013: France, Spain launch probe into Google's privacy law.  [BBC News]
  • 20-06-2013: Introducing Aaron's law, a desperately needed reform of the computer fraud and abuse act.  [Wired]  [Ars Technica]
  • 18-06-2013: TOR users locked out of Facebook after wave of dodgy traffic.  [The Register]
  • 17-06-2013: Assange: Google is just an arm of the US government.  [The Register]
  • 17-06-2013: Facebook's Graph Search gets more data.  [Stuff]
  • 17-06-2013: German spy agency to boost web monitoring.  [Stuff]
  • 17-06-2013: ISPs to include porn filters as default in UK by 2014.  [Ars Technica]
    • 17-06-2013: UK Internet providers reject default porn filters.  [BBC News]  [DailyTech]
  • 16-06-2013: GCHQ intercepted foreign politicians' communications at G20 summits.  [The Guardian]  [Ars Technica]  [BoingBoing]  [DailyTech]
  • 16-06-2013: White House steps up defence of surveillance programmes.  [WSJ ATD]
  • 15-06-2013: Google builds new system to eradicate child porn images from the web. [The Telegraph]  [HardOCP]  [VentureBeat]  [ReadWriteWeb]  [BGR]  [PetaPixel]
    • 18-06-2013: Major UK ISPs commit to zero tolerance policy for online child porn.  [TrustedReviews]
  • 14-06-2013: Participants call for end date on Do Not Track talks.  [SFGate]
  • 14-06-2013: Japan proposes NSA-style agency and new snooping laws.  [The Register]
  • 13-06-2013: FBI's use of Patriot Act to collect US citizen's records up 1000%.  [BoingBoing]  [NBC]
  • 13-06-2013: Interception bill could harm Internet economy -- InternetNZ.  [Voxy]
  • 12-06-2013: FISA court rejects catch-22 secrecy argument in FOIA case.  [EFF]
  • 12-06-2013: Lessig: it's time to rewrite the internet to give us better privacy and security.  [BoingBoing]  [The Daily Beast]
  • 12-06-2013: The IRS is in your internets, watching your financial transactions.  [BoingBoing]  [MSN]
  • 11-06-2013: Expert says Kiwis under constant surveillance.  [Stuff]
  • 07-06-2013: Warner Bros: we're fining file-sharers who use non six-strike ISPs.  [TorrentFreak]
  • 07-06-2013: As senators defend mass-surveillance, Patriot Act FOIA lawsuit still awaits.  [Ars Technica]
  • 06-06-2013: All major UK ISPs prepping network-level porn, violence filters.  [The Register]
  • 05-06-2013: Australia's de-facto Internet filter may block 250k sites.  [The Register]
  • 05-06-2013: Saudi Arabia bans Viber web communication tool.  [Reuters]  [BBC News]
  • 05-06-2013: Federal judge grants reprieve to suspect facing forced hard drive decryption.  [DailyTech]  [Ars Technica]
  • 04-06-2013: European ISPs could soon be barred from throttling traffic, blocking content.  [BGR]
  • 04-06-2013: Deadline looms for suspect to decrypt laptop, or go directly to jail.  [Wired]
  • 04-06-2013: The Pirate Bay outs porno copyright trolls: they're the ones pirating their own files.  [BoingBoing]  [TorrentFreak]  [The Register]
    • 08-06-2013: Pirate Bay suggests Prenda did create honeypot for downloaders.  [Ars Technica]
  • 04-06-2013: ISPs criticise automatic porn blocks.  [BBC]
  • 02-06-2013: French "three strikes" piracy law faces major reversal.  [HardOCP]  [NYT]
  • 02-06-2013: Julian Assange's NYT op-ed: the banality of "Don't Be Evil".  [BoingBoing]  [NYT]
  • 31-05-2013: Judge to Google: comply with warrantless FBI data requests.  [BoingBoing]  [cNet]  [Stuff]  [BGR]
  • 29-05-2013: CIA whistleblower's astounding letter about his prison life.  [BoingBoing]  [The Dissenter]
  • 29-05-2013: The FBI ran a child porn site for two whole weeks.  [Gizmodo]  [SF Chronicle]  [DailyTech]
  • 28-05-2013: Anti-piracy commission asks Congress for ransomware and spy tools.  [HardOCP]  [TorrentFreak]
  • 25-05-2013: Google builds bigger crypto keys to make site forgeries harder.  [Ars Technica]
  • 18-05-2013: Aussie government tries to block 2 sites, takes down 1200.  [Ars Technica]
  • 17-05-2013: Australia's net filter sneaks into operation through back door.  [The Register]
  • 16-05-2013: Company that oversees US "six strikes" copyright shakedown has its company status revoked.  [BoingBoing]  [TorrentFreak]
  • 16-05-2013: Cops should get warrants to read your email, Attorney General says.  [Wired]
  • 15-05-2013: Federal judge: only powered-off cell phones deserve privacy protection.  [HardOCP]  [ACLU]
  • 12-05-2013: Apple can decrypt iPhones for cops -- Google can remotely reset password for Android devices.  [BoingBoing]  [cNet]
  • 11-05-2013: Identity thieves caught by Instagramming dinner.  [Gizmodo]  [Sun Sentinel]  [PetaPixel]  [The Register]  [BoingBoing]  [TechDirt]
  • 11-05-2013: DRM in HTML5 is a victory for open web, not a defeat.  [Ars Technica]
  • 10-05-2013: FBI's latest proposal for a wiretap-ready Internet should be trashed.  [Wired]
  • 10-05-2013: President Obama issues executive order to make government data open and machine readable.  [Engadget]
  • 07-05-2013: Is the US government recording and saving all domestic telephone calls?  [Schneier]  [CNN]  [HardOCP]  [cNet]
    • 09-05-2013: FBI claims right to read your email, just like other federal agencies.  [Ars Technica]  [Gizmodo]
  • 06-05-2013: Michael Chertoff on Google Glass.  [Schneier]  [CNN]
  • 05-05-2013: NORKS power down whole towns to find pirates.  [The Register]
  • 02-05-2013: Spyware used by government poses as Firefox, and Mozilla is angry.  [Ars Technica]
    • 02-05-2013: More on FinSpy/FinFisher.  [Schneier]
  • 28-04-2013: MPAA executive admits to tampering with key evidence in Finnish topsite trial.  [BoingBoing]  [TorrentFreak]
  • 25-04-2013: Google report shows record rise in government takedown requests.  [The Register]  [BGR]  [Engadget]
  • 25-04-2013: FBI denied permission to spy on hacker through his webcam.  [Ars Technica]
  • 25-04-2013: Senate chairman calls for 'Do Not Track' bill.  [Stuff]
    • 24-04-2013: How to prevent the 'Do Not Track' arms race.  [Wired]
  • 22-04-2013: Japanese police ask ISPs to start blocking Tor.  [Ars Technica]  [The Register]
  • 18-03-2013: YouTube still protected under DMCA, says judge -- Viacom sent packing.  [Engadget]  [The Register]
  • 17-04-2013: Telcos will have to work with spies: govt.  [Stuff]
  • 12-04-2013: Cyber security bill pits tech giants against privacy activists.  [LA Times]
  • 11-04-2013: Fifth member of BitTorrent piracy ring given 23-month sentence.  [Ars Technica]
  • 10-04-2013: IRS claims it can read your email without a warrant.  [cNet]  [DailyTech]  [Gizmodo]
  • 09-04-2013: WikiLeaks to world: we're still relevant -- really!  [ReadWriteWeb]
  • 07-04-2013: French spies demand removal of a Wikipedia entry, threated random Wikipedia admin in France if they don't get their way.  [BoingBoing]  [Wikimedia]  [The Register]
  • 04-04-2013: Studios regret sending Google a list of every pirate site on the Internet for publication.  [BoingBoing]  [TorrentFreak]  [Gizmodo]
  • 01-04-2013: The Russian government has started censoring the Internet.  [Gizmodo]  [HardOCP]  [NYT]
  • 26-03-2013: FBI pursuing real-time Gmail spying powers as top priority for 2013.  [Slate]  [Gizmodo]
  • 26-03-2013: Germany: ISPs cannot be forced to store data on file sharers.  [HardOCP]  [TorrentFreak]
  • 25-03-2013: Saudi Arabie threatens Skype ban.  [BBC News]
  • 25-03-2013: Departing commissioner says net neutrality was FCC's biggest recent failure.  [Ars Technica]
  • 22-03-2013: FBI secretly spying on cloud computer users.  [Schneier]  [Wired]  [Wired]  [BBC News]
  • 21-03-2013: How the DMCA punishes people with disabilities.  [BoingBoing]  [Slate]
  • 18-03-2013: Feds: no warrant needed to track your car with GPS.  [HardOCP]  [Wired]  [Gizmodo]
    • 22-03-2013: Bills would mandate warrant for GPS tracking, cellphone location data.  [Wired]
  • 14-03-2013: Wiretapping firm says telecom providers could be handing over more data than authorised.  [Slate]
  • 09-03-2013: New bill to protect your webmail and location privacy needs your support.  [BoingBoing]  [EFF]
  • 07-03-2013: Gone in 30 minutes: Chinese tweets purged by army of censors.  [The Register]  [Gizmodo]  [MIT Tech Review]
  • 07-03-2013: Copyright reformers launch attack on DMCA's digital locks rule.  [Ars Technica]
  • 05-03-2013: Vint Cerf: Google services need a degree of anonymity -- and they deliver it.  [Engadget]
  • 05-03-2013: Transparency Report: shedding more light on national security letters.  [Google Blog]  [Marketing Land]  [Engadget]
    • 05-03-2013: Google says the FBI is secretly spying on some of its customers.  [Wired]  [Gizmodo]
    • 05-03-2013: This is how often Google gives your info to the feds.  [HardOCP]  [Google]
  • 28-02-2013: France's three strikes anti-piracy regime may target streaming sites.  [Ars Technica]
  • 27-02-2013: SHIELD act: a bill to stop patent trolls.  [BoingBoing]  [EFF]
  • 27-02-2013: What is the Copyright Alert system?  [Stuff]
  • 27-02-2013: Supreme court kills activists' challenge to FISA spying law.  [Ars Technica]
  • 27-02-2013: Anonymous troll slayers fight back against abusive lawsuits.  [Ars Technica]
  • 23-02-2013: Six strikes officially begins on Monday.  [HardOCP]  [TechDirt]  [Gizmodo]
    • 25-02-2013: Six strikes anti-piracy scheme starts, with mystery punishments.  [TorrentFreak]
    • 26-02-2013: Six strikes enforcement policy debuts.  [Ars Technica]  [ReadWriteWeb]
    • 26-02-2013: The copyright alert system: how the new six strikes anti-piracy programme works.  [Lifehacker]
    • 26-02-2013: Should you be worried about the new six strikes anti-piracy rules?  [GigaOM]
    • 28-02-2013: Here's what an actual six strikes copyright alert looks like.  [BoingBoing]  [Ars Technica]  [Gizmodo]  [BGR]  [Mashable]
    • 12-03-2013: How your ISP will take six strikes at suspected pirates.  [ReadWriteWeb]
  • 23-02-2013: Illinois lawmaker pulls anti-anonymity bill.  [HardOCP]  [ComputerWorld]
  • 21-02-2013: RIAA says Google's anti-piracy search algorithm is bogus.  [Wired]  [BGR]  [ReadWriteWeb]  [BoingBoing]  [The Register]  [HardOCP]  [TorrentFreak]
  • 21-02-2013: Senator pushes anti-anonymity bill.  [HardOCP]  [Daily Caller]
  • 18-02-2013: RIAA takedown requests and ad complaints are missing an opportunity.  [Engadget]
  • 12-02-2013: Harsh punishments needed to deter file sharers.  [HardOCP]  [TorrentFreak]
  • 11-02-2013: Canada's Internet snooping bill is dead.  [BoingBoing]  [The Globe and Mail]  [The Register]
  • 09-02-2013: FBI employees love BitTorrent.  [BoingBoing]  [HardOCP]  [TorrentFreak]
  • 08-02-2013: Judge denies MPAA attempt to seize profits from copyright infringement.  [Ars Technica]
  • 06-02-2013: Internet 'under assault' by censoring UN, regulator says.  [Bloomberg]
  • 03-02-2013: Wikileaks reveals Icelandic FBI shenanigans.  [The Register]
  • 01-02-2013: "Six Strikes" boss insists new system won't harm public WiFi.  [Ars Technica]
  • 30-01-2013: Who does Skype let spy?  [Schneier]
  • 30-01-2013: Downloader fined $616 in first Skynet case.  [Stuff]
  • 25-01-2013: Dotcom wants to encrypt half the Internet.  [HardOCP]  [RT]  [Gizmodo]
  • 23-01-2013: Google Transparency Report shows rise in data requests.  [BBC News]
    • 24-01-2013: Transparency report: what it takes for governments to access personal information.  [Google]  [BoingBoing]  [BGR]  [THG]
    • 24-01-2013: Google hands over your data 88% of the time.  [HardOCP]  [Weekly Standard]
    • 28-01-2013: Google's approach to government requests for user data.  [Google]  [Gizmodo]  [Stuff]
  • 17-01-2013: FBI to ACLU: no, we won't tell you how, when, or why we track you.  [BoingBoing]  [Ars Technica]  [Gizmodo]
  • 11-01-2013: Verizon's "six strikes" anti-piracy measures unveiled.  [HardOCP]  [TorrentFreak]  [ReadWriteWeb]
    • 15-01-2013: Six strikes programme could affect businesses too, even if infringer is uknown.  [Ars Technica]  [TorrentFreak]
    • 28-01-2013: How ISPs' six strikes anti-piracy programmes could wreak havoc on public wi-fi hotspots.  [BGR]
  • 11-01-2013: Skynet law gets put to the test.  [Stuff]
  • 08-01-2013: DHS gets to spy on everyone.  [Schneier]  [WSJ]  [WSJ Blog]
  • 01-01-2013: FOIA'd FBI documents point to secret, nationwide Occupy surveillance.  [BoingBoing]

2012 News

  • 27-12-2012: Warrantless email snooping could still be killed.  [BoingBoing]  [BuzzFeed]
  • 22-12-2012: Pirate Bay censorship backfires as new proxies bloom.  [HardOCP]  [TorrentFreak]
  • 21-12-2012: Congress defeats email privacy legislation -- again.  [Wired]
  • 21-12-2012: Senator pushes data cap and ISP monitoring legislation.  [The Register]
  • 20-12-2012: Brand new COPPA amendments are already behind the times.  [ReadWriteWeb]
  • 20-12-2012: NSA's super-secure database dodges bullet from Senate.  [Wired]
  • 19-12-2012: uTorrent makers distance themselves from piracy.  [TorrentFreak]
  • 19-12-2012: Pirate Bay proxy gets shut down after music industry legal threat.  [BBC News]
  • 17-12-2012: TOR: an anonymous, and controversial, way to web-surf.  [WSJ]
  • 17-12-2012: ISP walks out of piracy talks.  [HardOCP]  [TorrentFreak]
  • 15-12-2012: Internet porn: automatic block rejected.  [BBC News]  [HardOCP]
    • 16-12-2012: Google changes SafeSearch filtering of explicit results.  [ReadWriteWeb]
    • 21-12-2012: Victory for the tabloids -- online porn to be filtered by default in UK.  [Ars Technica]
  • 15-12-2012: Government seeks to shut down NSA wiretapping lawsuit.  [Ars Technica]
  • 14-12-2012: China tightens 'Great Firewall' Internet control with new technology.  [The Guardian]
  • 14-12-2012: MPAA and Google square off over pirate search results.  [HardOCP]  [TorrentFreak]
  • 12-12-2012: Drone flights over the US.  [Schneier]  [EFF]
  • 12-12-2012: Hurt Locker studio asks indie ISP to cough up users' IP addresses.  [Ars Technica]
  • 10-12-2012: TOR node admin raided by cops appeals for help with legal bills.  [The Register]
  • 09-12-2012: Russia and China are pushing for more government control over the Internet.   [Gizmodo]  [Reuters]
  • 09-12-2012: Federal agency wants black boxes in every new car by September 2014.  [Ars Technica]
  • 08-12-2012: Richard Stallman calls Ubuntu "spyware" because it tracks searches.  [Ars Technica]  [TNW]
  • 07-12-2012: 'Facebook is completely undreamt of even by the worst spying nation'.  [The Register]
  • 07-12-2012: Leveson: Internet needs new privacy laws.  [BBC News]
  • 04-12-2012: Deleted files linger on.  [Stuff]
  • 03-12-2012: Aussie spying labelled 'out of control'.  [Stuff]
  • 01-12-2012: How four Microsoft engineers proved that the 'darknet' would defeat DRM.  [Ars Technica]
    • DOC attached below: darknet5.doc
  • 27-11-2012: FBI uses social media to look for securities fraud.  [Stuff]  [Reuters]
  • 25-11-2012: Britons -- stop the snooper's charter, end the government's spying plan.  [BoingBoing]  [Open Rights Group]  [YouTube]
  • 20-11-2012: Vanising 'copywrong' document blasts RIAA, suggests radical reform, and should be taken seriously.  [Engadget]
  • 17-11-2012: How ISPs will do "six strikes": throttled speeds, blocked sites.  [Ars Technica]
  • 16-11-2012: Taliban official's email blunder leaks 400+ contacts.  [HardOCP]  [The Register]  [Ars Technica]  [Gizmodo]  [ABC News]  [BoingBoing]  [Yahoo News]
  • 16-11-2012: Kevin Kelly on the end of anonymity.  [BoingBoing]  [Google+]
  • 15-11-2012: Cable companies say they won't disconnect accused pirates.  [cNet]
  • 15-11-2012: Act now to stop unaccountable, censor-friendly UN agency from hijacking control of the Internet.   [BoingBoing]  [WhatIsTheITU]
  • 14-11-2012: Transparency report: government requests on the rise.  [Google Blog]  [The Register]  [Engadget]
  • 13-11-2012: What is your digital trail?  [Juniper]
  • 12-11-2012: Cat and mouse game with China's censors.  [BBC News]
  • 09-11-2012: Australia back down on Internet filter plan.  [Stuff]  [HardOCP]  [ABC News]
  • 30-10-2012: Rap news on Internet surveillance.  [Schneier]  [YouTube]
  • 30-10-2012: Exposing your personal information -- there's an app for that.  [Juniper]
  • 26-10-2012: Warrantless eavesdropping before Supreme Court.  [Wired]
  • 25-10-2012: Consumer group urges Aussies to spoof IP addresses.  [The Register]
  • 22-10-2012: UN calls for 'anti-terror' Internet surveillance.  [HardOCP]  [cNet]
  • 19-10-2012: Is it possible to be truly anonymous in an online community?  [Lifehacker]
  • 19-10-2012: Kiwi three strikes piracy case collapses.  [The Register]  [BoingBoing]  [TorrentFreak]  [Ars Technica]
    • 20-10-2012: RIANZ drops two 'Skynet' music copyright cases.  [Stuff]
  • 17-10-2012: The Pirate Bay moves to the cloud to avoid shutdown.  [BBC News]  [ExtremeTech]  [The Register]  [BoingBoing]  [HardOCP]  [TorrentFreak]  [Ars Technica]  [Hexus]
  • 16-10-2012: How to create a super private BitTorrent community for you and your friends.  [Lifehacker]
  • 16-10-2012: How a single DMCA notice took down 1.45 million education blogs.  [Ars Technica]
  • 12-10-2012: Rumour: six-strikes anti-piracy plan rolling out next month.  [Gizmodo]
    • 19-10-2012: "Six strikes" system goes live this fall, appeals cost $35.  [Ars Technica]
    • 22-10-2012: Six strikes "independent expert" is RIAA's fomer lobbying firm.  [TorrentFreak]
  • 11-10-2012: Social media laws to be discussed in wake of prosecutions.  [BBC News]
  • 04-10-2012: Privacy guardian wants one EU rulebook on ID databases.  [The Register]
  • 02-10-2012: Torrent sites go offline as police raid alleged copyright infringers.  [Ars Technica]  [HardOCP]  [TorrentFreak]  [The Register]
  • 28-09-2012: US said to designate Assange "enemy of the state".  [The Register]
  • 28-09-2012: NZ prime minister apologises for illegal Dotcom spying.  [Ars Technica]  [TorrentFreak]  [The Register]  [HardOCP]  [ABC]
    • 26-09-2012: Inside NZ police Megaupload files: US investigation begin in 2010.  [Wired]  [Ars Technica]
    • 05-10-2012: Kim Dotcom suspected government snopping because of a 150mSec connection delay in Modern Warfare 3.  [Gizmodo]  [NZ Herald]
  • 27-09-2012: California law passed to halt employer snooping on social media.  [cNet]
  • 27-09-2012: Feds spying on social network accounts without warrants.  [HardOCP]  [cNet]
  • 22-09-2012: FBI renews broad Internet surveillance push.  [cNet]
  • 21-09-2012: EU officials proposer Internet cops on patrol, no anonymity and no obscure languages -- because of terrorism.  [TechDirt]
  • 19-09-2012: Tech giants form Internet-freedom lobby to counter MPAA, RIAA clout.  [Wired]  [Engadget]
  • 18-09-2012: NSA to AT&T customers who believe wiretapping violates their rights: neener neener neener.  [BoingBoing]  [Courthouse News]
  • 14-09-2012: Demanding a student's Facebook password a violation of first amendment rights, judge says.  [TechDirt]  [HardOCP]  [TNW]
  • 14-09-2012: Facebook could help you hide your identity.  [Gizmodo]
  • 14-09-2012: Twitter reluctantly coughs up occupy protester's data.  [Wired]  [Gizmodo]
  • 13-09-2012: You are officially not responsible for porn stolen with your unsecured Wi-Fi.  [Gizmodo]
  • 13-09-2012: House approves another 5 years of warrantless wiretapping.  [Ars Technica]  [Wired]
  • 13-09-2012: Cops might finally need a warrant to read your Gmail.  [Ars Technica]
  • 08-09-2012: Sniffing open WiFi networks is not wiretapping.  [HardOCP]  [Ars Technica]
  • 08-09-2012: Google gets tons of takedown requests for sites that don't even exist anymore.  [Gizmodo]  [Google]
  • 07-09-2012: Tim Berners-Lee blasts UK government's Internet spying plan.  [BoingBoing]  [The Telegraph]
  • 07-09-2012: Internet video's robotic, idiotic copyright cops.  [BoingBoing]  [Wired]
  • 07-09-2012: FBI launches $1 billion nationwide facial recognition system.  [ExtremeTech]  [HardOCP]  [New Scientist]  [Gizmodo]  [ReadWriteWeb]  [THG]
  • 06-09-2012: FBI vs Google: the legal fight to unlock phones.  [WSJ]
  • 06-09-2012: Out of control copyright bots are making a mockery of DMCA.  [ExtremeTech]
  • 06-09-2012: Jimmy Wales: we'll encrypt Wikipedia if reborn gov net-snoop plan goes live.  [The Register]  [HardOCP]  [The Guardian]  [Ars Technica]  [BoingBoing]  [TechWeek]
  • 05-09-2012: Why you should start using a VPN.  [Lifehacker]
  • 04-09-2012: Your cellphone is a tracking device that lets you make calls.  [BoingBoing]  [n+1]
  • 04-09-2012: Every time you torrent, Feds log your IP in just 3 hours.  [Gizmodo]
  • 04-09-2012: Nowhere to hide: secret spy sat agency plans unblinking array.  [Wired]
  • 30-08-2012: Warrantless wiretap victims ask court to reconsider letting Feds spy illegally.  [Wired]
    • 31-08-2012: EFF sues to get secret court rulings showing Feds violated spy law.  [Wired]
  • 24-08-2012: MPAA says "they're doing something" about offering legit services, ignores the fact that they're doing it poorly.  [BoingBoing]  [TechDirt]
  • 24-08-2012: RIAA lobbyist turned judge runs a fantasy courtroom, the only one in America where they don't laugh copyright trolls out the door.  [BoingBoing]  [TechDirt]
  • 21-08-2012: Precrime creeps closer to reality with predictive smartphone location tracking.  [ExtremeTech]
  • 17-08-2012: RIAA budget shrinks nearly 50% over 2 years.  [BoingBoing]  [HardOCP]  [TorrentFreak]
  • 15-08-2012: Judge throws out FBI wiretapping case in interest of protecting state secrets.  [BoingBoing]  [LA Times]
  • 15-08-2012: Dotcom: MPAA/RIAA corrupted the US Government.  [HardOCP]  [TorrentFreak]
  • 14-08-2012: Mobile apps could be affected by new COPPA privacy rules for kids.  [ReadWriteWeb]
  • 13-08-2012: MPAA / RIAA want US to help quash The Pirate Bay.  [HardOCP]  [TorrentFreak]
  • 09-08-2012: New data exposes BitTorrent throttling ISPs.  [HardOCP]  [TorrentFreak]
  • 08-08-2012: Court decides warrantless wiretapping is OK.  [Gizmodo]  [Wired]
  • 05-08-2012: Leaked MPAA memo reveals TVShack press strategy.  [TorrentFreak]
    • 06-08-2012: MPAA seeks UK sock-puppets to help them screw over TVShack's likeable, innocent owner.  [BoingBoing]  [TorrentFreak]
  • 31-07-2012: The Power of Internet censorship, in one chart.  [The Atlantic]
  • 26-07-2012: The known unknowns of Skype interception.  [Slight Paranoia]
  • 17-07-2012: Secret UK censorship court orders BBC not to air documentary.  [BoingBoing]  [The Guardian]  [BBC]
    • 17-07-2012: BBC lawyers consider formal appeal over court ban on riots drama.  [The Guardian]
  • 17-07-2012: NZ judge in Kim Dotcom case calls US "the enemy" on IP policy.  [Ars Technica]
  • 15-07-2012: FBI expands anti-piracy logo use to all copyright holders.  [HardOCP]  [TechDirt]
  • 12-07-2012: Russia's new censorship law diminishes the entire Internet.  [ReadWriteWeb]
  • 10-07-2012: New data shows dramatic increase in wireless surveillance by law enforcement.  [ExtremeTech]
  • 09-07-2012: Russian Wikipedia blacks out over censorship plan.  [BoingBoing]  [Slashdot]  [BBC News]  [Ars Technica]
  • 09-07-2012: Op-ed: MPAA/RIAA lose big as US backs copyright "limitations".  [Ars Technica]
  • 07-07-2012: Security firm in Tor Project mass surveillance row responds.  [The Register]
  • 06-07-2012: Five things you should know to keep the man from snooping on your digital stuff.  [Lifehacker]
  • 05-07-2012: BitTorrent usage increases in Europe, following the blockade of The Pirate Party.  [ExtremeTech]
  • 04-07-2012: Celebrate freedom -- support a free and open Internet -- declaration of Internet freedom.  [Google]  [The Register]  [Lifehacker]
  • 03-07-2012: Pirate Party UK backs VPN service to "bring back some privacy".  [Hexus]
  • 02-07-2012: Copyright act gets digital upgrade.  [The Register]
  • 29-06-2012: FOIA request forces DoJ to reveal national security letter templates.  [Ars Technica]
  • 26-06-2012: UK ISPs will have to notify broadband users of piracy violations under draft Ofcom code.  [The Verge]
  • 25-06-2012: Proxy your way to online anonymity.  [Wired]
  • 22-06-2012: RIAA's new war: shutting down the equivalent of Internet VCRs.  [TechDirt]
  • 20-06-2012: Washington's 5 worst arguments for keeping secrets from you.  [Wired]
  • 19-06-2012: Brussels could clash with London over UK snooper's charter.  [The Register]
  • 18-06-2012: MPAA/RIAA ponder suing persistent bittorrent pirates.  [HardOCP]  [TorrentFreak]
  • 18-06-2012: Canada's apocalyptically crap copyright law passes -- but it could have been worse.  [BoingBoing]  [Michael Geist]
  • 14-06-2012: Plenty to hide.  [Lifehacker]  [ACLU]
  • 14-06-2012: May setting out plans to monitor Internet use in the UK.  [BBC News]
  • 12-06-2012: New HTTP censorship status code proposed by Google's Tim Bray.  [TrustedReviews]  [BoingBoing]  [IETF Draft]
  • 11-06-2012: RIAA CEO not mauled by tech crowd.  [HardOCP]  [cNet]
  • 08-06-2012: The Pirate Bay evades ISP blockade with IPv6, can do it 18 quintillion more times.  [ExtremeTech]
  • 06-06-2012: 30,000 secret surveillance orders are made every year.  [Gizmodo]
  • 06-06-2012: The curious case of Internet privacy.  [Technology Review]
  • 06-06-2012: RIAA wants search engines to censor pirate sites.  [HardOCP]  [TorrentFreak]
  • 04-06-2012: Why London's police just set a horrifying precedent on mobile privacy.  [ReadWriteWeb]
  • 01-06-2012: Which Internet companies protect you from the government, and which don't.  [Gizmodo]
  • 31-05-2012: RIAA: Google doesn't do enough to fight piracy.  [HardOCP]  [RIAA @ Twitter]  [Search Engine Land]
  • 29-05-2012: Google now gets 250k copyright takedown requests each week.  [The Register]
  • 24-05-2012: MPAA: switching up tactics to fight piracy.  [DailyTech]
  • 23-05-2012: Pirate Bay announces new IP address, proxy-friendly design.  [BoingBoing]  [TorrentFreak]
  • 22-05-2012: FBI quietly forms secretive 'Net-surveillance unit.  [cNet]
    • 25-05-2012: The FBI is now officially spying in your Internet activity.  [Gizmodo]
  • 22-05-2012: New York legislation would ban anonymous online speech.  [Wired]
  • 21-05-2012: MPAA head thinks piracy shouldn't be called "theft".  [Gizmodo]
  • 09-05-2012: Queen unveils draft Internet super-snoop bill -- with clauses.  [The Register]
  • 07-05-2012: Seized hip-hop site lashes out a feds, RIAA.  [Wired]
  • 04-05-2012: Canada failing to sufficiently protect IP rights -- US report.  [The Register]
  • 04-05-2012: Happy day against DRM!  [BoingBoing]  [Defective by Design]
  • 03-05-2012: Google's fibre makes MPAA skittish -- why does Hollywood see all technology in terms of piracy?  [TechDirt]
  • 03-05-2012: Judge rules you can't be (definitively) identified by your IP address.  [Gizmodo]
    • 06-05-2012: Another judge rules IP addresses can't be used to identify people.  [DailyTech]  [THG]
    • 15-05-2012: Judge dismisses piracy suits, says IP address doesn't confirm state.  [cNet]
  • 30-04-2012: The Pirate Bay must be blocked by UK ISPs, court rules.  [BBC News]  [Wired]  [THG]  [Hexus]
    • 02-05-2012: The Pirate Bay responds to UK ISP block.  [THG]
    • 03-05-2012: Virgin Media cuts Pirate Bay access for millions of punters.  [The Register]  [THG]
    • 03-05-2012: Pirate Bay sees traffic increase by 12 million after UK block.  [THG]
    • 04-05-2012: Jolly rogered.  [The Register]
    • 20-06-2012: Brit telco flagship BT joins blockade of Pirate Bay.  [The Register]
      • 20-06-2012: The Pirate Bay says BT block already breached.  [BBC News]
  • 23-04-2012: Can Anonymous fix online music?  [ReadWriteWeb]
  • 23-04-2012: Jimmy Wales to Hollywood: you're doomed, and not because of privacy.  [Wired]
  • 20-04-2012: Tomorrow's privacy struggles, on display today.  [NYT Bits]
  • 19-04-2012: Raskally fellows: are copyright infringers pirates and thieves?  [Ars Technica]
  • 17-04-2012: Tim Berners-Lee urges government to stop the snooping bill.  [BoingBoing]  [The Guardian]  [The Register]
    • 18-04-2012: Berners-Lee: don't let record labels upset web openness.  [Ars Technica]
    • 19-04-2012: Inventor of the web: the Internet is bigger than the music industry.  [BoingBoing]
  • 16-04-2012: Facebook doesn't have to trample on our privacy rights in the name of cybersecurity.  [Gizmodo]
  • 16-04-2012: Sergei Brin on the existential crisis of the net: walled gardens + snooping governments. [BoingBoing]  [The Guardian]  [DailyTech]  [Engadget]
  • 13-04-2012: Why Facebook terrifies Google.  [ReadWriteWeb]
  • 13-04-2012: 10 years ago today.  [HardOCP]  [HardOCP]
  • 10-04-2012: MPAA: you can infringe copyright just by embedding a video.  [BoingBoing]  [Ars Technica]  [Gizmodo]
  • 09-04-2012: MPAA joins Google, Facebook, EFF in repeat infringer copyright battle.  [TorrentFreak]
  • 05-04-2012: First steps in anti-piracy discussion stumble out of the gate.  [ReadWriteWeb]
  • 02-04-2012: New copyright center ready to fire on pirates.  [cNet]
  • 16-03-2012: RIAA president twirls mustache in anticipation of taking on his role of Internet Witchfinder General.  [BoingBoing]  [cNet]
  • 15-03-2012: RIAA and ISPs to police your traffic starting 12 July.  [Ars Technica]
  • 04-03-2012: Anonymous, decentralised and uncensored file-sharing is booming.  [Gizmodo]  [TorrentFreak]
  • 23-02-2012: How DMCA takedown notices work.  [ReadWriteWeb]
    • PNG attached below: infographic-dmca-process.png
  • 21-02-2012: The MPAA and RIAA should buy The Pirate Bay.  [ExtremeTech]
  • 18-02-2012: Either stand with us or with those Internet geeks.  [ReadWriteWeb]
  • 17-02-2012: Pirate Bay: the RIAA is delusional and must be stopped.  [TorrentFreak]
  • 14-02-2012: The Netherlands looks to take the lead in rational copyright legislation.  [Gizmodo]
  • 13-02-2012: Canada's sweeping new, evidence-free electronic spying bill.  [BoingBoing]  [Michael Geist]
    • 14-02-2012: Canadian MP: if you oppose warrantless snooping, you "stand with child pornographers".  [BoingBoing]
    • 14-02-2012: Canada wants warrantless Internet spying, says critics support child porn.  [Ars Technica]
    • 15-02-2012: Involuntary transparency for Canada's spying-bill MP.  [BoingBoing]
  • 10-02-2012: Vast hordes of Canadians speak out on proposed copyright legislation -- lend your voice!  [BoingBoing]  [Michael Geist]
  • 06-02-2012: Petition to uncloack secret copyright treaty.  [BoingBoing]
  • 02-02-2012: Obama refuses to respond to MPAA bribery claim petition.  [The Register]  [ComputerWorld]
  • 01-02-2012: Shoe on the other foot: RIAA wants to scrap anti-piracy OPEN act.  [Ars Technica]
  • 30-01-2012: The newest Internet law to worry about (updated: don't worry).  [Gizmodo]
  • 29-01-2012: Dutch ISPs refuse to block The Pirate Bay.  [TorrentFreak]
  • 28-01-2012: MPAA's number two admits industry "not comfortable" with the Internet.  [BoingBoing]  [TechDirt]
  • 25-01-2012: New Euro IP law promises artists torpedoes to sink pirates.  [The Register]
  • 24-01-2012: Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales: MPAA chairman Christopher Dodd should be fired.  [MediaBeat]  [HardOCP]
  • 24-01-2012: How 87,000 people taught us about the future of online activism.  [TechCrunch]
  • 22-01-2012: Lies, damned lies, and piracy statistics.  [BoingBoing]  [Ars Technica]
  • 20-01-2012: The week the web changed Washington.  [O'Reilly]
  • 20-01-2012: MPAA directly and publicly threatens politicians who aren't corrupt enough to stay bought.  [TechDirt]
  • 19-01-2012: Wikipedia: so how do you like censorship?  [ReadWriteWeb]
  • 18-01-2012: "Nerd lobby" shows muscle in debate over piracy bills.  [WSJ]
  • 18-01-2012: LOLing our way to Internet freedom.  [Wired]
  • 18-01-2012: My letter to the Internet.  [Huffington Post]
  • 18-01-2012: By the numbers: 103,785.  [The White House]
  • 18-01-2012: RIAA reminds us why we hate them with obnoxious smartass tweet.  [Gizmodo]
  • 18-01-2012: Ron Paul compaign sues to stop unauthorised web videos.  [paidContent]
  • 18-01-2012: Why we've censored Wired.  [Wired]
  • 17-01-2012: Don't censor the web.  [Google]
  • 17-01-2012: Reeling MPAA declares DNS filtering "off the table".  [Ars Technica]
  • 12-01-2012: Author of controversial piracy bill now says 'more study needed'.  [WSJ ATD]
  • 12-01-2012: MPAA claims Ars Technica helps thieves.  [Ars Technica]  [BoingBoing]
  • 06-01-2012: Leaked memo: USA blackmailed Spain into passing brutal, censoring copyright law.  [BoingBoing]  [The Guardian]
  • 03-01-2012: Belarus bans browsing foreign websites.  [BoingBoing]  [Washington Post]  [Library of Congress]
    • 03-01-2012: No, Belarus is not cut off from the Internet, but new restrictions are still pretty bad.  [TechDirt]
  • 03-01-2012: Spain adopts tough new piracy law.  [BBC News]  [Engadget]

2011 News

  • 30-12-2011: Now, more than ever, it's time to pull your domains from GoDaddy.  [BoingBoing]  [marco.org]
  • 26-12-2011: GoDaddy responds to NameCheap accusations, removes "normal" rate limit block.  [TechCrunch]
  • 26-12-2011: NameCheap accuses GoDaddy of delaying domain transfers.  [ReadWriteWeb]  [Electronista]
  • 26-12-2011: GoDaddy dickheads may be delaying domain transfers on purpose.  [Gizmodo]
  • 21-12-2011: You won't believe the RIAA's pathetic excuse for their own rampant pirating.  [Gizmodo]  [TorrentFreak]
  • 19-12-2011: Unprecedented censorship.  [WSJ ATD]
  • 16-12-2011: Dear Congress, it's no longer OK to not know how the Internet works.  [Motherboard]  [TechDirt]  [Information Diet]
    • 20-12-2011: Dear Congress: it's not OK not to know how search engines work, either.  [Search Engine Land]
  • 18-11-2011: Anonymous "dimnet" tries to create hedge against DNS censorship.  [Ars Technica]
  • 18-11-2011: Apple, Microsoft and the 27 other tech giants who support the awful Internet censorship bill.  [Gizmodo]
  • 14-11-2011: Vint Cerf: the government is going overboard in Internet copyright control.  [CloudBeat]


5-Eyes Spying -- 2013 News

  • 31-12-2013: Jacob Appelbaum's must-watch 30C3 talk: why NSA spying affects you, no matter who you are.  [BoingBoing]
  • 31-12-2013: ACLU sues US government over NSA spying.  [BBC News]  [GigaOM]
  • 31-12-2013: Why NSA spied on inexplicably unencrypted Windows crash reports.  [Ars Technica]  [Graham Cluley]
  • 30-12-2013: American spies don't need new powers to catch terrorists, they just have to start doing their jobs.  [BoingBoing]  [CNN]
  • 30-12-2013: The NSA and the corrosion of Silicon Valley.  [WSJ ATD]  [Harrison Metal]  [The Register]
  • 30-12-2013: Cisco “deeply concerned” over NSA backdoor claims.  [GigaOM]
  • 30-12-2013: The NSA's elite hackers can hijack your Wi-Fi from 8 miles away.  [The Verge]  [Engadget]  [BGR]
  • 30-12-2013: Defense bill makes US-based Russian satellite monitoring stations 'next to impossible' due to spying fears.  [Engadget]
  • 29-12-2013: Spooks and American exceptionalism.  [BoingBoing]  [AntiWar]
  • 29-12-2013: TAO: the NSA's hacker plumber-wunderkinds.  [BoingBoing]  [Spiegel]  [Stuff]  [Network Computing]
  • 29-12-2013: NSA has a 50-page catalog of exploits for software, hardware, and firmware.  [BoingBoing]  [Spiegel]  [Gizmodo]  [Wired]  [The Register]
  • 27-12-2013: Snowden leak journo leaks next leak: NSA, GCHQ dying to snoop on your gadgets mid-flight.  [The Register]  [Wired]
  • 27-12-2013: NSA drowning in overcollected data, can't do its job properly.  [BoingBoing]  [WSJ]
  • 27-12-2013: NSA surveillance lawful, judge rules.  [BBC News]  [WSJ ATD]  [WSJ]  [Engadget]  [Gizmodo]  [The Guardian]  [Wired]  [ReadWriteWeb]  [The Register]  [BoingBoing]  [Ars Technica]  [HardOCP]  [BetaNews]
    • 27-12-2013: Federal judges divided on whether mass-spying violates 4th amendment.  [DailyTech]
    • 03-01-2014: U.S. appeals ruling against NSA phone surveillance.  [Reuters]  [Huffington Post]  [Engadget]
  • 27-12-2013: Obama's NSA phone spying reforms might make things worse.  [Wired]
  • 26-12-2013: If not the NSA, who should store the phone data?  [Washington Post]
  • 26-12-2013: Researchers show why the NSA's phone metadata is far from anonymous.  [The Verge]  [Gizmodo]
  • 25-12-2013: A new twist in international relations: the corporate keep-my-data-out-of-the-US clause.  [Bloomberg]
  • 23-12-2013: The math behind the NSA's email hacks.  [Gizmodo]
  • 23-12-2013: Feds admit start of NSA surveillance, still say it’s too secretive for court.  [Ars Technica]
  • 21-12-2013: NSA programmes could be redesigned to prevent abuses.  [HardOCP]  [cNet]
  • 20-12-2013: Bringing intelligence agencies to heel.  [alJazeera]
  • 20-12-2013: Obama concedes NSA spying may need 'refining'.  [Wired]
  • 20-12-2013: NSA paid RSA $10million for backdoor access.  [HardOCP]  [Reuters]  [Ars Technica]  [Gizmodo]  [The Register]  [BoingBoing]  [Graham Cluley]
    • 23-12-2013: RSA comes out swinging at claims it took NSA's $10m to backdoor crypto.  [The Register]  [RSA]  [BBC News]  [HardOCP]  [DailyTech]  [iMore]
    • 23-12-2013: NSA spying: whom do you believe?  [Schneier]
    • 24-12-2013: RSA issues non-denying denial of NSA deal to favor flawed crypto code.  [Ars Technica]  [BoingBoing]  [Graham Cluley]
    • 24-12-2013: The one big question about RSA and its relationship with the NSA.  [WSJ ATD]
    • 27-12-2013: How worried should we be about alleged RSA-NSA scheming?  [Wired]
  • 20-12-2013: Rep. King says Sen. Paul "disgraced" office by criticising NSA.  [DailyTech]
  • 20-12-2013: NSA and GCHQ targeted NGOs, charities, EU chief, Israeli defense minister for deep surveillance.  [BoingBoing]  [The Guardian]  [NYT]
  • 20-12-2013: The NSA's oversharing problem.  [Ars Technica]
  • 20-12-2013: NSA’s broken Dual_EC random number generator has a “fatal bug” in OpenSSL.  [Ars Technica]
  • 20-12-2013: NSA's Keith Alexander is Big Brother.  [Stuff]
  • 18-12-2013: Obama won't give tech firms assurances on snooping.  [SFGate]
  • 18-12-2013: Inside Microsoft's battle to foil the NSA.  [HardOCP]  [Wired]
  • 18-12-2013: Tech executives press Obama on NSA.  [Stuff]  [BBC News]
  • 17-12-2013: Do BT modems really contain NSA back-doors?  [TrustedReviews]
  • 16-12-2013: NSA spying has triggered a crazy chain reaction of countermeasures.  [BGR]
  • 16-12-2013: Judge: NSA phone program likely unconstitutional.  [Politico]  [Ars Technica]  [Gizmodo]  [HardOCP]  [The Hill]  [iMore]  [BoingBoing]  [Wired]  [The Register]  [BBC News]  [Engadget]
    • 18-12-2013: Judge's word on NSA program won't be the last.  [Stuff]
    • 18-12-2013: Panel urges new curbs on surveillance by U.S.  [Washington Post]  [The Hill]  [WSJ ATD]  [WSJ]  [BoingBoing]  [The Register]  [NYT]  [BBC News]
    • 18-12-2013: President's review group report.  [White House PDF]
    • 19-12-2013: Spying reform panel: The world is not the NSA’s playground.  [Ars Technica]
    • 19-12-2013: NSA should stop undermining encryption standards, Obama panel says.  [Ars Technica]
    • 19-12-2013: Gov’t review panel suggests NSA stop holding massive phone database.  [Ars Technica]
    • 19-12-2013: NSA review group tells Obama to ditch bulk phone surveillance.  [Engadget]
    • 19-12-2013: Obama's NSA advisory board: no more phone records, no more backdoors.  [Gizmodo]  [BGR]
  • 16-12-2013: Inside the NSA: former NSA cyber spy shares his story.  [BGR]
  • 16-12-2013: NSA alleges 'BIOS plot to destroy PCs'.  [The Register]  [Graham Cluley]
  • 15-12-2013: 60 Minutes: NSA good, Snowden bad.  [The Wire]  [Gizmodo]  [The Guardian]
    • 17-12-2013: 60 Minutes attains new journalistic low with NSA puff-piece.  [BoingBoing]  [TechDirt]
  • 15-12-2013: Officials say US may never know the extent of Snowden's leaks.  [NYT]
  • 14-12-2013: Archaic but widely used crypto cipher allows NSA to decode most cell calls.  [Ars Technica]  [Gizmodo]  [Washington Post]  [iMore]  [Engadget]
  • 13-12-2013: IBM hid China's reaction to NSA spying 'cos it cost us BILLIONS, rages angry shareholder.  [The Register]  [Reuters]
  • 13-12-2013: US to stick with combined NSA, Cyber Command posts.  [WSJ ATD]  [WSJ]  [Ars Technica]
    • 13-12-2013: NSA review to leave spying programs largely unchanged.  [The Guardian]
    • 13-12-2013: Presidential task force recommends overhaul of NSA surveillance tactics.  [WSJ ATD]  [WSJ]  [Wired]
    • 14-12-2013: NSA overhaul could see an end to PRISM-style surveillance.  [Engadget]
  • 13-12-2013: Obama and the intelligence community.  [Schneier]  [The New Yorker]
  • 12-12-2013: How the NSA tracks mobile phone data.  [Schneier]
    • 14-12-2013: Obama panel says NSA phone spying records should be held by third party.  [Ars Technica]
  • 12-12-2013: NSA: no better way to protect US than surveillance.  [HardOCP]  [Yahoo News]
  • 12-12-2013: Will NSA cut it out if Congress passes no-bulk-spying bill? “Depends”.  [Ars Technica]
  • 10-12-2013: The NSA: an insider's view.  [Loren's blog]
  • 10-12-2013: NSA uses Google cookies to pinpoint targets for hacking.  [Washington Post]  [Stuff]  [BBC News]  [BoingBoing]  [HardOCP]  [Engadget]  [Gizmodo]  [ExtremeTech]  [Wired]  [Schneier]  [The Register]
    • 12-12-2013: The Google clones that power NSA surveillance.  [Wired]
  • 10-12-2013: Tally of Obama's lies about the NSA's spying.  [BoingBoing]
  • 10-12-2013: Canada's spooks were NSA bagmen, established spy-posts in 20+ countries and "transnational targets".  [BoingBoing]  [CBC News]
  • 10-12-2013: New US spy satellite features world-devouring octopus.  [Ars Technica]
  • 09-12-2013: Why won’t the President rein in the intelligence community?  [The New Yorker]
  • 08-12-2013: NSA morale down after Edward Snowden revelations, former US officials say.  [Washington Post]  [BGR]  [DailyTech]
  • 06-12-2013: Twenty years ago the NSA tried to protect you from spies, not spy on you.  [Pando]
  • 06-12-2013: NSA cites Reagan-era executive order to justify collection of cell-phone location data.  [ComputerWorld]
    • 09-12-2013: Cops and Feds routinely dump cell towers to track everyone nearby.  [Wired]
    • 10-12-2013: US cops blew more than $26m buying cell phone records from telcos.  [The Register]
    • 11-12-2013: How Americans were decieved about cellphone location data.  [The Atlantic]
  • 06-12-2013: NSA wrongly says warrantless mobile phone location tracking is legal.  [Wired]  [HardOCP]
    • 07-12-2013: NSA cites executive order to defend its collection of cellphone location data.  [Engadget]
    • 09-12-2013: MetaPhone: the NSA three-hop.  [Web Policy]
  • 05-12-2013: Microsoft compares NSA to "advanced persistent threat".  [WSJ ATD]  [NYT Bits]
    • 05-12-2013: Microsoft: you can trust us... look at our government spook-busting plans.  [The Register]  [Engadget]
    • 05-12-2013: Microsoft's defense against NSA's dark arts: as much fantasy as fact.  [ReadWriteWeb]
  • 05-12-2013: NSA collects nearly five billion cellphone location records per day.  [Ars Technica]  [Gizmodo]  [Washington Post]  [Stuff]  [The Register]  [Engadget]  [BBC News]  [BoingBoing]  [BBC News]  [BGR]
    • 08-12-2013: Cellphone data: it's not just the NSA.  [USA Today]
  • 04-12-2013: Can we stop getting excited about NSA data surveillance already?  [GottaBeMobile]
  • 03-12-2013: NSA's talking points for friends and family -- rebutted.  [BoingBoing]  [The Dissenter]
  • 03-12-2013: Keeping track of all the Snowden documents.  [Schneier]
  • 01-12-2013: Here's how the NSA is actually set up.  [Gizmodo]  [The Week]
  • 30-11-2013: Researchers use NSA’s own tactics to see how invasive NSA spying is.  [BGR]
  • 29-11-2013: NSA and Canadian spooks illegally spied on diplomats at Toronto G20 summit.  [BoingBoing]  [CBC News]
  • 28-11-2013: US may split cyber-command from NSA.  [Stuff]
  • 28-11-2013: Debunking excuses for NSA spying.  [Stuff]
  • 27-11-2013: NSA spied on porn habits to discredit 'radicalisers'.  [Gizmodo]  [Huffington Post]  [BBC News]  [BoingBoing]  [The Register]  [Ars Technica]  [BGR]  [DailyTech]
  • 26-11-2013: NSA surveillance: Europe threatens to freeze US data-sharing arrangements.  [The Guardian]
    • 27-11-2013: Post-Snowden, EU sets out actions needed to restore trust in EU-US data flows.  [TechCrunch]
  • 26-11-2013: NSA fingered in Dotcom scandal.  [Stuff]
  • 26-11-2013: The FBI might do more domestic surveillance than the NSA.  [Schneier]
  • 25-11-2013: NSA may have spied on Google, Yahoo data centers via fibre-optic cables.  [NYT]  [ReadWriteWeb]  [Gizmodo]  [DailyTech]
  • 25-11-2013: Spies worry over "doomsday" cache stashed by ex-NSA contractor Snowden.  [Reuters]  [Ars Technica]
  • 25-11-2013: Facebook's Zuckerberg: US gov 'blew it' on mass surveillance.  [The Register]  [DailyTech]
  • 24-11-2013: Shaken NSA grapples with overhaul.  [WSJ]
  • 24-11-2013: New NSA leak reveals invasion of the management consultants.  [The Register]
  • 23-11-2013: Leaked NSA report reveals push for new surveillance powers.  [BoingBoing]  [NYT]
  • 23-11-2013: NSA infected 50,000 computer networks with malicious software.  [NRC]  [Gizmodo]  [BoingBoing]  [HardOCP]  [PCMag]  [Ars Technica]  [BBC News]  [The Register]  [BGR]
  • 22-11-2013: Private sector beefs up security to fend off NSA.  [THG]
  • 22-11-2013: Qualcomm CEO says NSA fallout impacting China business.  [WSJ]
  • 22-11-2013: NSA report outlined goals for more power.  [NYT]
  • 22-11-2013: Six ways that NSA and GCHQ spying violated your rights, and six things you can do about it.  [BoingBoing]  [Open Rights Group]
  • 22-11-2013: Inside the obscure FBI unit that does the NSA's dirty work.  [BoingBoing]  [Foreign Policy]
  • 22-11-2013: NSA also had the green light to spy on UK residents.  [Ars Technica]
  • 21-11-2013: Edward Snowden leaks: UK 'let NSA store email addresses'.  [BBC News]
  • 21-11-2013: Reagan's role in NSA's hacking.  [Stuff]  [NZ Herald]
  • 20-11-2013: NSA Primary Sources: a catalog of leaked NSA files.  [BoingBoing]  [EFF]
  • 20-11-2013: Three senators support lawsuit to end NSA bulk data collection.  [DailyTech]  [THG]
  • 19-11-2013: NSA engaged in illegal mass-spying on Norway's phone system.  [BoingBoing]  [The Local]
  • 19-11-2013: How the NSA weaponized the Internet's backbone.  [BoingBoing]  [Wired]
  • 19-11-2013: Fisa court order that allowed NSA surveillance is revealed for first time.  [The Guardian]
  • 19-11-2013: Judge: “NSA exceeded the scope of authorized acquisition continuously”.  [Ars Technica]
  • 19-11-2013: Schneier tells Washington NSA broke Internet’s security for everyone.  [Ars Technica]  [BoingBoing]
  • 18-11-2013: Supreme court rejects case challenging NSA phone spying.  [Wired]  [HardOCP]  [The Verge]  [Stuff]
  • 18-11-2013: Yahoo locks down its data center links from NSA's prying eyes.  [WSJ ATD]  [Ars Technica]  [The Register]  [TechCrunch]  [Gizmodo]  [BBC News]  [Network Computing]
  • 18-11-2013: NSA FOIA requests up 988%.  [BoingBoing]  [USA Today]
  • 15-11-2013: Cisco attributes part of lowered earnings to China’s anger toward NSA.  [Ars Technica]
    • 11-12-2013: NSA leaks blamed for Cisco’s falling sales overseas.  [Ars Technica]
  • 14-11-2013: NSA fallout: tech firms feel a chill inside China.  [WSJ]
  • 14-11-2013: NSA admits that Snowden stole up to 200,000 documents.  [Gizmodo]  [Reuters]
  • 14-11-2013: NSA has no idea when it spies on Americans, top lawyer says.  [Ars Technica]
  • 13-11-2013: Smooth operators: why phone companies don't fight the NSA.  [The Verge]
  • 13-11-2013: NSA transparency hurts American's privacy, feds say with straight face.  [Wired]
    • 13-11-2013: More NSA transparency would lead to bigger privacy invasion, agency lawyer says.  [HardOCP]  [The Verge]
  • 12-11-2013: The original NSA whistleblower.  [BoingBoing]  [Gawker]
  • 11-11-2013: I want NSA chief's head on a plate for Merkelgate, storms Senator McCain.  [The Register]
  • 10-11-2013: The next NSA chief may be a civilian.  [Gizmodo]  [The Hill]
  • 08-11-2013: Privacy warriors haul NSA into court, demand swift end to mass call snooping.  [The Register]
  • 07-11-2013: U.S. weighs option to end dual leadership role at NSA, Cyber Command.  [Washington Post]
  • 07-11-2013: CIA reportedly pays AT&T $10 million a year to access calling records.  [BGR]  [NYT]  [Ars Technica]
    • 08-11-2013: AT&T turns spying on customers for CIA into cash waterfall – report.  [The Register]
  • 07-11-2013: Berners-Lee: 'Appalling and foolish' NSA spying helps criminals.  [The Register]  [The Guardian]
  • 07-11-2013: Kaspersky: “We detect and remediate any malware attack,” even by NSA.  [Ars Technica]
    • 07-11-2013: Does F-Secure's antivirus turn a blind eye to spook spyware? CEO hits back.  [The Register]
  • 07-11-2013: Googlers say “F*** you” to NSA, company encrypts internal network.  [Ars Technica]  [Stuff]  [BoingBoing]  [Google+]  [WSJ ATD]  [The Register]  [BGR]
  • 06-11-2013: Crowdfunded audit of 'NSA-proof' encryption suite TrueCrypt is go.  [The Register]
  • 05-11-2013: Reding: NSA, friends don't spy on friends. Europe, let's team up for our own spook club.  [The Register]
  • 05-11-2013: NSA lawyers urge retention of secret data.  [Stuff]
  • 05-11-2013: WaPo to gov’t: Our story on NSA Google spying was true, here’s proof.  [Ars Technica]
  • 04-11-2013: How we know the NSA had access to internal Google and Yahoo cloud data.  [Washington Post]
  • 04-11-2013: NSA chief likely to lose cyber war powers.  [The Hill]  [The Register]
  • 04-11-2013: Sen. Feinstein's "improvement" to NSA spying on Americans: make it legal.  [DailyTech]
  • 04-11-2013: Google's Eric Schmidt lambasts NSA over spying.  [HardOCP]  [WSJ]  [The Register]  [DailyTech]  [WSJ Digits]  [Engadget]
  • 04-11-2013: QOTD: don't be evil, NSA.  [WSJ ATD]
  • 02-11-2013: No morsel too miniscule for all-consuming NSA.  [NYT]  [Schneier]
  • 02-11-2013: AI pioneer Douglas Hofstadter profiled, the NSA files decoded and more.  [Engadget]
  • 01-11-2013: Will NSA revelations lead to the Balkanisation of the internet?  [The Guardian]
  • 01-11-2013: Google, Microsoft give thumbs-up to proposed NSA restrictions.  [BGR]
  • 01-11-2013: A post-Snowden US had better not complain about Chinese cyber-spying.  [The Register]
  • 01-11-2013: John Kerry bombshell: 'Yes, the NSA... reached TOO FAR, inappropriately'.  [The Register]
  • 01-11-2013: Snowden leaks latest: BT, Vodafone, Verizon jack GCHQ into undersea fibre.  [The Register]
  • 01-11-2013: NSA files decoded: Edward Snowden's surveillance revelations explained.  [BoingBoing]  [The Guardian]
  • 01-11-2013: Feinstein shows off NSA “reform” bill that’s really about the status quo.  [Ars Technica]
  • 01-11-2013: How the NSA’s MUSCULAR tapped Google’s and Yahoo’s private networks.  [Ars Technica]
  • 31-10-2013: NSA statement regarding recent press articles.  [HardOCP]  [HardForum]
  • 31-10-2013: NSA spokesmen told to just say "9/11" to deflect criticism.  [BoingBoing]  [Al Jazeera]
  • 31-10-2013: Internet giants should answer questions on NSA links, says Tom Watson.  [BBC News]
  • 31-10-2013: NSA 'tapped pope, Vatican'.  [Stuff]
  • 30-10-2013: NSA fallout hits AT&T's ambitions in Europe.  [WSJ]
  • 30-10-2013: How the NSA is infiltrating private networks.  [Washington Post]
  • 30-10-2013: NSA hacked links between Google and Yahoo data centers.  [WSJ ATD]  [iMore]  [NZ Herald]  [Washington Post]  [Ars Technica]  [Wired]  [Engadget]  [HardOCP]  [Stuff]  [BoingBoing]  [DC Knowledge]  [The Register]  [Schneier]  [Network Computing]
    • 30-10-2013: The scariest part of the latest NSA revelation is this post-it.  [Gizmodo]
    • 30-10-2013: How the NSA may be tapping Yahoo's and Google's fibre optic cables.  [WSJ ATD]
    • 30-10-2013: PRISM already gave the NSA access to tech giants. Here’s why it wanted more.  [Washington Post]
    • 30-10-2013: NSA issues non-denial of infiltrating Google and Yahoo's networks.  [TechDirt]
    • 31-10-2013: Google 'outraged' at alleged NSA hacking.  [BBC News]
    • 31-10-2013: When legal surveillance isn’t enough: NSA hacked the fiber optic links between Google, Yahoo datacenters.  [ExtremeTech]
  • 30-10-2013: How is the NSA’s vault of secrets being unlocked?  [BBC News]
    • 30-10-2013: US spy leaks: how intelligence is gathered.  [BBC News]
  • 29-10-2013: Lawmakers propose USA Freedom Act to curb NSA’s powers.  [The Hill]
  • 29-10-2013: What the NSA can and cannot do.  [Schneier]  [LRB]
  • 29-10-2013: Key confident US didn't spy on him.  [Stuff]
  • 29-10-2013: Senator changes tune, now is “totally opposed” to foreign leader surveillance.  [Ars Technica]
  • 29-10-2013: White House says more intelligence constraints needed.  [BBC News]  [Reuters]
  • 27-10-2013: The NSA's secret spy hub in Berlin.  [Der Spiegel]
  • 27-10-2013: The NSA collected data on 60 million phone calls in Spain.  [The Atlantic]
  • 27-10-2013: Hundreds march in DC against NSA spying.  [Stuff]  [The Guardian]
  • 26-10-2013: US government monitoring public in real time.  [Schneier]  [The Guardian]
  • 25-10-2013: The NSA's website is down.  [Gizmodo]  [ABC News]
    • 25-10-2013: NSA site went down due to 'internal error', not DDoS attack, agency claims.  [RT]  [Gizmodo]  [The Register]
  • 25-10-2013: Keith Alexander says the US government needs to figure out a way to stop journalists from reporting on Snowden leaks.  [TechDirt]
  • 25-10-2013: Ex-NSA chief's "off the record" interview wasn't.  [BoingBoing]
  • 25-10-2013: NSA spied on 35 world leaders.  [BoingBoing]  [The Guardian]  [Ars Technica]  [Gizmodo]
    • 29-10-2013: NSA tapped phones of 35 world leaders without Obama’s knowledge.  [Ars Technica]
    • 30-10-2013: US now claims European agencies, not the NSA,. spied on European leaders.  [Gizmodo]
  • 24-10-2013: Germany and Brazil take NSA spying frustrations to the UN.  [The Atlantic]
  • 24-10-2013: Is the NSA scandal as bad as Watergate?  [Gizmodo]  [EFF]
  • 24-10-2013: Germany accuses US of spying on Chancellor Angela Merkel’s phone.  [Ars Technica]  [Stuff]
    • 24-10-2013: Obama to Merkel: No Americans are listening to you on this call.  [The Register]
    • 25-10-2013: 'Spying on friends unacceptable'.  [Stuff]
    • 26-10-2013: NSA spied on German Chancellor before she even took office.  [Gizmodo]  [Der Spiegel]
    • 27-10-2013: Spooks throw Obama under the bus: He knew about Merkel spying since 2010.  [BoingBoing]  [Yahoo News]
    • 27-10-2013: Obama 'not told of Merkel phone bugging'.  [BBC News]  [WSJ ATD]  [WSJ]  [Gizmodo]
    • 30-10-2013: Germany's Merkel sends intelligence delegation to US.  [BBC News]
  • 23-10-2013: NSA: national insecurity.  [BoingBoing]
  • 23-10-2013: Celebrities tell the NSA to get out of their business.  [Wired]  [HardOCP]  [EFF YouTube]
  • 23-10-2013: Code names for NSA exploit tools.  [Schneier]
    • 24-10-2013: The NSA, home of Operation Nonsequitur.  [Stuff]
  • 22-10-2013: CryptoSeal VPN shuts down rather than risk NSA demands for crypto keys.  [Ars Technica]  [The Register]  [BoingBoing]  [TorrentFreak]
  • 21-10-2013: French outrage over US spying claims.  [BBC News]  [Stuff]  [The Register]  [Le Monde]  [Ars Technica]  [DailyTech]
    • 23-10-2013: US intelligence chief denies reports that the NSA collected 70 million French call records.  [The Verge]
    • 24-10-2013: Understanding NSA boss James Clapper's France-spying "denial".  [BoingBoing]  [TechDirt]
  • 20-10-2013: NSA hacked email of Mexican president and drug-war reformers.  [BoingBoing]  [Der Spiegel]  [Gizmodo]  [Stuff]  [The Register]
  • 19-10-2013: The top 5 things we’ve learned about the NSA thanks to Edward Snowden.  [Ars Technica]
  • 18-10-2013: NSA delayed anti-leak software at base where Snowden worked.  [Reuters]  [Ars Technica]  [Stuff]
  • 18-10-2013: The drone-ready NSA can trap a terrorist with a single email.  [Gizmodo]  [Washington Post]
  • 18-10-2013: ACLU sues feds for hiding NSA spying from terror defendants.  [Ars Technica]  [Wired]
  • 18-10-2013: New NSA deputy leads anti-leaks task force.  [Stuff]
  • 17-10-2013: NSA chief Keith Alexander and top deputy will abdicate in coming months.  [Ars Technica]  [Stuff]  [The Register]  [BoingBoing]  [Reuters]
    • 17-10-2013: NSA's Alexander to retire, but is he a villain or Obama's fall guy?  [DailyTech]
  • 17-10-2013: Secret court argues (again) that it’s not a rubber stamp for surveillance.  [Ars Technica]
  • 16-10-2013: The NSA's elite hacker squad is suffering in the post-Snowden era.  [Gizmodo]
  • 16-10-2013: U.S. eavesdropping agency chief, top deputy expected to depart soon.  [Reuters]
  • 16-10-2013: The NSA's problem?  Too much data.  [Washington Post]
  • 15-10-2013: The NSA's new code breakers.  [Foreign Policy]
  • 15-10-2013: Feds demand Supreme Court thwart challenge to NSA phone spying.  [Wired]
  • 15-10-2013: US gov’t moves to keep NSA surveillance lawsuit away from Supreme Court.  [Ars Technica]
  • 15-10-2013: NSA collects millions of e-mail address books globally.  [Washington Post]  [Gizmodo]  [The Register]  [Ars Technica]  [Engadget]  [BoingBoing]  [Stuff]  [BBC News]  [Schneier]  [ReadWriteWeb]  [HardOCP]  [ABC News]  [DailyTech]
  • 13-10-2013: Defending NSA, director says it's not that what we're doing is wrong, we just did a bad job explaining.  [BoingBoing]  [NYT]
  • 13-10-2013: DoJ: If we can track one American, we can track all Americans.  [Ars Technica]
  • 11-10-2013: Court: NSA can continue sweeping phone data collection.  [The Hill]
  • 11-10-2013: Skype under investigation in Luxembourg over link to NSA.  [The Guardian]
  • 11-10-2013: NSA chiefs confiding in their allies: Obama is hanging us out to dry.  [BoingBoing]  [Foreign Policy]
  • 11-10-2013: Patriot Act author pushes bill to put NSA's data dragnet 'out of business'.  [BoingBoing]  [The Guardian]
  • 11-10-2013: NSA tactics no better than a CYBERCRIME GANG, says infosec'er.  [The Register]
  • 10-10-2013: NSA deputy Chris Inglis pledges 'more transparency'.  [BBC News]
  • 10-10-2013: NSA saves zero-day exploits for high-value targets.  [Ars Technica]
  • 09-10-2013: Yochai Benkler: NSA gets little helpful intel from Americans' metadata.  [BoingBoing]
  • 09-10-2013: The NSA's new risk analysis.  [Schneier]
  • 08-10-2013: EFF's guide to the NSA's official malware.  [BoingBoing]  [EFF]  [Gizmodo]
  • 08-10-2013: Australian government knew about PRISM before Snowden leaks.  [The Register]
  • 08-10-2013: Is the NSA's data center melting down because it's spying too much?  [Gizmodo]  [WSJ]
  • 07-10-2013: Meltdowns hobble NSA data center.  [WSJ]  [DC Knowledge]  [BBC News]  [The Register]  [Stuff]  [HardOCP]  [Ars Technica]  [Wired]
    • 08-10-2013: Crowdfunding $300 to make the NSA disclose its IT meltdowns.  [BoingBoing]  [MuckRock]
  • 07-10-2013: Want to evade NSA spying?  Don't connect to the Internet.  [Wired]  [HardOCP]
  • 07-10-2013: NSA freedom of information requests up 1000% post-Snowden.  [BoingBoing]  [MuckRock]
  • 06-10-2013: NSA surveillance panel shut down.  [Politico]  [Ars Technica]
  • 06-10-2013: US surveillance erodes its leadership in Internet freedom.  [HardOCP]  [PCWorld]
  • 04-10-2013: Why everyone is left less secure when the NSA doesn’t help fix security flaws.  [Washington Post]
  • 04-10-2013: Why the NSA's attacks on the internet must be made public.  [The Guardian]  [Schneier]
  • 04-10-2013: NSA justifies hacking world's digital communications.  [The Register]
  • 04-10-2013: How the NSA is trying to de-cloack Tor users.  [ReadWriteWeb]  [The Register]  [HardOCP]  [cNet]  [The Guardian]  [Gizmodo]
    • 04-10-2013: Intelligence chief says the US attacks encryption because the bad guys use it.  [The Verge]
    • 04-10-2013: 'Tor Stinks' presentation – read the full document.  [The Guardian]  [BoingBoing]
    • 04-10-2013: NSA and GCHQ target Tor network that protects anonymity of web users.  [The Guardian]
    • 04-10-2013: Why the NSA hates Tor.  [WSJ ATD]
    • 05-10-2013: NSA repeatedly tries to unpeel Tor anonymity and spy on users.  [Ars Technica]
    • 07-10-2013: NSA targeted Tor users via Firefox flaw.  [BBC News]  [Schneier]
    • 08-10-2013: How the NSA might use Hotmail, Yahoo or other cookies to identify Tor users.  [Ars Technica]
  • 03-10-2013: US govt still fighting over spy data.  [Stuff]
  • 02-10-2013: How a purse snatching led to the legal justification for NSA domestic spying.  [Wired]
  • 02-10-2013: Secret NSA project gathered American cellphone location data.  [Engadget]  [NYT]  [Gizmodo]
    • 02-10-2013: NSA chief admits agency tracked US cellphone locations in secret tests.  [The Guardian]  [The Register]
    • 03-10-2013: What the NSA might have wanted to learn from tracking your phone.  [WSJ ATD]
  • 02-10-2013: So sad about the NSA web-spying bombshells - but think of the MONEY!  [The Register]
  • 01-10-2013: 'The NSA set me up,' ex-con Qwest exec claims.  [The Register]
  • 01-10-2013: Anonymous claims Apple's Touch ID hands over fingerprints to the NSA.  [GottaBeMobile]
  • 28-09-2013: EFF racks up another courtroom victory over the NSA: damning docs to follow.  [BoingBoing]  [EFF]
  • 28-09-2013: Meet the NSA's own social graphs, composed of Americans' data.  [WSJ ATD]  [NYT]  [BoingBoing]  [Ars Technica]  [Engadget]  [Gizmodo]  [Stuff]  [Schneier]
    • 30-09-2013: NSA stores metadata of millions of web users for up to a year, secret files show.  [The Guardian]  [The Register]
  • 28-09-2013: Senator admits the NSA taps the Internet backbone.  [Schneier]  [BoingBoing]
  • 27-09-2013: NSA chief: don't dump essential security tools.  [Network Computing]
  • 26-09-2013: 12 true tales of NSA stalking.  [Wired]
  • 26-09-2013: Lavabit's attorneys want court to unseal case files.  [BoingBoing]  [RT]
  • 26-09-2013: Senators to introduce comprehensive NSA and secret court reform bill.  [Ars Technica]
    • 28-09-2013: In new bill, four senators attack NSA’s bulk data collection.  [Ars Technica]
  • 25-09-2013: NSA reform bill to trim back US surveillance unveiled in Congress.  [The Guardian]
    • 26-09-2013: Lawmakers push to end bulk NSA collection.  [Stuff]
  • 25-09-2013: NSA chief pleads for public's help amid push for spying restrictions.  [The Hill]
  • 25-09-2013: Secret Cold War docs show NSA spied on senators.  [BoingBoing]  [Foreign Policy]  [National Security Archive]
  • 25-09-2013: Egnyte addes PRISM protection to its enterprise hybrid cloud service.  [WSJ ATD]
  • 25-09-2013: Senators have questions for NSA and others, probably won’t get answers soon.  [Ars Technica]
  • 24-09-2013: Report says PRISM snooped on India's space, nuclear programs.  [The Register]  [Engadget]
  • 22-09-2013: Close ties between White House, NSA spying.  [AP]
  • 21-09-2013: Close the NSA's back doors.  [NYT]
  • 20-09-2013: Legally justifying NSA surveillance of Americans.  [Schneier]  [DMLP]
  • 19-09-2013: NSA sends letter to 'extended' family to reassure them that they will 'weather' this 'storm'.  [The Dissenter]
  • 19-09-2013: Zuckerberg says US spying hurt users' trust.  [Stuff]  [The Register]  [BGR]
  • 19-09-2013: NSA: Snowden took docs from internal site.  [Stuff]
  • 19-09-2013: NSA aims to plug holes that sprang Snowden leaks.  [Ars Technica]
  • 18-09-2013: Leaked docs: NSA 'Follow the money' team slurped bank records, credit card data.  [The Register]
  • 18-09-2013: Yochai Benkler on the NSA.  [Schneier]  [The Guardian]
  • 17-09-2013: LinkedIn challenges NSA disclosure rules in court filing.  [WSJ ATD]  [TNW]  [The Register]
  • 17-09-2013: US telcos never challenged NSA demands for your metadata.  [Wired]
    • 18-09-2013: Secret court declassifies opinion providing rationale for metadata sharing.  [Ars Technica]
  • 17-09-2013: Senators decry NSA 'ineptitude', call for end to dragnet phone surveillance.  [Wired]
  • 17-09-2013: Lavabit email founder goes to great lengths to avoid email, post-Snowden.  [WSJ ATD]
  • 16-09-2013: The NSA and your cloud: navigating the noise.  [Network Computing]
  • 16-09-2013: Reforming the NSA.  [Schneier]
  • 15-09-2013: Analysis: Despite fears, NSA revelations helping U.S. tech industry.  [Reuters]
  • 15-09-2013: NSA spies on international payments.  [Der Spiegel]  [HardOCP]  [Gizmodo]  [BoingBoing]
  • 13-09-2013: Google chairman won’t ‘pass judgement’ on NSA spying, calls for transparency.  [BGR]
  • 13-09-2013: US to declassify parts of secret order.  [Stuff]
  • 12-09-2013: NSA disguised itself as Google to spy.  [HardOCP]  [cNet]  [Gizmodo]
  • 12-09-2013: Six whopping government misstatements about NSA spying.  [Wired]
  • 12-09-2013: Inside the effort to crowdfund NSA-proof email and chat services.  [Vice Motherboard]
  • 12-09-2013: CloudFlare CEO: ‘Insane’ NSA gag order is costing U.S. tech firms customers.  [Washington Post]
  • 12-09-2013: EFF's guide to NSA reform bills.  [BoingBoing]  [EFF]
  • 12-09-2013: IETF floats plan to PRISM-proof the Internet.  [The Register]
  • 12-09-2013: Why the NSA loves Google’s Chromebook.  [Ars Technica]
  • 11-09-2013: Mark Zuckerberg on NSA spying: 'The government blew it'.  [The Verge]  [Gizmodo]  [WSJ ATD]  [HardOCP]  [SFGate]
  • 11-09-2013: Protecting yourself from NSA web surveillance.  [Network Computing]
  • 11-09-2013: The secret NSA documents and FISA court opinions released by government.  [Gizmodo]
  • 11-09-2013: NSA shares raw intelligence including Americans' data with Israel.  [The Guardian]  [Ars Technica]  [Engadget]
  • 10-09-2013: NSA violated privacy protections from 2006 to 2009.  [WSJ]  [Engadget]  [Gizmodo]  [The Verge]  [Wired]  [HardOCP]  [The Guardian]  [The Register]  [BoingBoing]
    • 11-09-2013: Judge almost shut down NSA surveillance.  [Stuff]
    • 11-09-2013: No one “had a full understanding” of 2009 call-checking programme.  [Ars Technica]
  • 10-09-2013: Did this 1980s kids' book predict NSA snooping?  [Gizmodo]
  • 09-09-2013: NSA spied on Google.  [Stuff]
    • 09-09-2013: NSA broke into networks of Brazil's president; state oil company, Google Brazil, and SWIFT, for "economic" reasons.  [BoingBoing]  [Bloomberg]
    • 11-09-2013: Brazilian TV show accuses NSA of spying on oil firm based on leaked docs.  [The Register]
  • 09-09-2013: NSA slides reveal: iPhone users are zombies.  [The Register]  [HardOCP]  [cNet]  [BGR]
    • 09-09-2013: iSpy: how the NSA accesses smartphone data.  [Der Spiegel]
    • 10-09-2013: NSA spies reportedly exploited iPhone location bug not fixed until 2011.  [Ars Technica]
  • 08-09-2013: NSA secretly broke smartphone security.  [BoingBoing]  [Der Spiegel]  [Engadget]  [Gizmodo]  [NZ Herald]
  • 08-09-2013: NSA leaks as a demographic phenomena.  [BoingBoing]  [Schneier]
  • 08-09-2013: Obama administration had restrictions on NSA reversed in 2011.  [Washington Post]  [DailyTech]
  • 07-09-2013: NSA revelations cast doubt on the entire tech industry.  [Wired]
  • 06-09-2013: US intelligence: Snowden's latest leaks 'road map' for adversaries.  [The Register]
  • 06-09-2013: Conspiracy theories and the NSA.  [Schneier]
  • 06-09-2013: NSA is 'great at some sophisticated tasks but oddly bad at the simplest'.  [The Register]
  • 05-09-2013: Attempts by UK, US govs to suppress reporting on NSA not working out so great.  [BoingBoing]  [Huffington Post]
  • 05-09-2013: Hundreds of pages of NSA spying documents to be released as result of EFF lawsuit.  [EFF]
  • 05-09-2013: Patriot Act author says NSA’s bulk data collection is “unbounded in its scope”.  [Ars Technica]  [Wired]
  • 04-09-2013: NSA review board to meet with privacy, tech groups.  [The Hill]
  • 03-09-2013: Global NSA fallout: Brazilian government wants to create secure email system to rival Gmail, Hotmail.  [BoingBoing]  [Folha de S.Paulo]
  • 02-09-2013: How the NSA misleads the public without technically lying.  [Gizmodo]
  • 01-09-2013: Latest Snowden leak: NSA spied on Al Jazeera communications.  [Ars Technica]  [BoingBoing]  [Der Spiegel]
  • 31-08-2013: Partner of NSA leaks reporter carried paper with password, says UK.  [Ars Technica]
  • 30-08-2013: India wants to ban US-based email systems for government communications over NSA concerns.  [TechDirt]
  • 30-08-2013: Washington Post report details how often security agencies break into other networks.  [Engadget]  [Washington Post]  [Gizmodo]
  • 30-08-2013: The NSA's finally going to start telling us how many people they spy on.  [Gizmodo]  [IC on the Record]
  • 30-08-2013: More on the NSA commandeering the Internet.  [Schneier]
    • 30-08-2013: Schneier on NSA intimidation, and the expanding surveillance state.  [BoingBoing]  [USA Today]
  • 29-08-2013: Obama’s intelligence czar vows to release his own transparency report.  [The Switch]
  • 28-08-2013: Obama prepares to crawl up NSA's ass with microscope.  [The Register]  [RT]
  • 28-08-2013: In ACLU lawsuit, scientist demolishes NSA’s “it’s just metadata” excuse.  [Ars Technica]
  • 27-08-2013: More on NSA data collection.  [Schneier]  [WSJ]
  • 27-08-2013: German politician: stop US trade talks until NSA surveillance is disclosed.  [Ars Technica]
  • 26-08-2013: NSA phone data collection is illegal, ACLU says.  [NYT]
  • 26-08-2013: How might the feds have snooped on Lavabit?  [Ars Technica]
  • 24-08-2013: NSA hacked into encrypted UN communications, leaked documents show.  [GigaOM]  [Gizmodo]  [Stuff]  [Ars Technica]
    • 26-08-2013: New Snowden NSA revelations in Der Spiegel: 'How America Spies on Europe and the UN'.  [BoingBoing]  [Der Spiegel]
  • 24-08-2013: LOVEINT: NSA spooks illegally stalking their romantic interests.  [BoingBoing]  [WSJ]  [Gizmodo]
  • 24-08-2013: Lawmakers probe willful abuses of power by NSA analysts.  [Bloomberg]
  • 23-08-2013: NSA paid tech companies millions to cover cost of PRISM compliance.  [BoingBoing]  [NYT]  [Gizmodo]  [The Guardian]  [HardOCP]
    • 23-08-2013: NSA used taxpayer dollars to cover PRISM compliance costs for tech companies.  [Engadget]
    • 30-08-2013: NSA paying U.S. companies for access to communications networks.  [Washington Post]
  • 22-08-2013: My dinner with NSA director Keith Alexander.  [Forbes]
  • 22-08-2013: NSA and DNI respond to damning news articles on overreach of spying programs.  [BoingBoing]
  • 22-08-2013: Four ways the Guardian could have protected Snowden – by the NSA.  [The Register]
  • 22-08-2013: Opinion: NSA's surveillance programs are the "most serious attacks on free speech we’ve ever seen."  [BoingBoing]
  • 22-08-2013: Judge: NSA “systematically violated” its own privacy requirements.  [Ars Technica]  [BBC News]
    • 23-08-2013: NSA reveals more secrets after court order.  [Stuff]
  • 21-08-2013: Declassified documents prove the NSA is tapping the Internet.  [Wired]
  • 21-08-2013: The New York Times' prophetic 1983 warning about the NSA.  [BoingBoing]  [NYT]  [Schneier]
  • 21-08-2013: Secret court 'troubled' by NSA surveillance, ruled illegal.  [ZDNet]
  • 21-08-2013: The NSA has no idea what "transparency" means.  [Gizmodo]  [ProPublica]
  • 21-08-2013: NSA collected up to 56,000 emails not connected to terrorism a year, blames error.  [Engadget]  [Gizmodo]  [The Register]
    • 22-08-2013: Every email in America's grasp.  [Stuff]
    • 22-08-2013: NSA collected thousands of Americans’ e-mails before FISA court ordered it to change tactics.  [BoingBoing]  [Washington Post]
  • 21-08-2013: Censorship doesn't just stifle speech -- it can spread disease.  [Wired]
  • 21-08-2013: Brazilians tear strip off NSA in wake of Snowden, mull anti-US-spook law.  [The Register]
  • 20-08-2013: How the NSA bypassed the Fourth Amendment for 3 years.  [EmptyWheel]
  • 20-08-2013: WSJ reports NSA spying capabilities cover up to 75 percent of US internet traffic.  [Engadget]  [WSJ]  [Gizmodo]  [ReadWriteWeb]  [DailyTech]  [BGR]  [WSJ]
  • 20-08-2013: UK destroys Guardian drives over Snowden.  [Stuff]  [DailyTech]
    • 20-08-2013: NSA files: why the Guardian in London destroyed hard drives of leaked files.  [The Guardian]
    • 23-08-2013: 'You've had your fun. Now we want the stuff back'.  [The Register]
    • 30-08-2013: UK gov asked NYT to destroy Snowden material.  [BoingBoing]  [Reuters]
  • 17-08-2013: Ars Technicast, Ep. 32: NSA, Snowden, and why Lavabit had to go down.  [Ars Technica]
  • 16-08-2013: Leaked NSA audit shows privacy violations in cellular and fiber optic surveillance.  [Engadget]
  • 16-08-2013: NSA surveillance rife with legal problems, lack of oversight.  [ReadWriteWeb]
  • 16-08-2013: Newly published leaks show NSA’s thousands of privacy violations.  [Ars Technica]  [BoingBoing]  [Washington Post]  [The Register]  [DailyTech]  [Wired]  [Washington Post]
    • 17-08-2013: NSA revelations stir concern.  [Stuff]
  • 15-08-2013: NSA spying: the three pillars of government trust have fallen.  [EFF]
  • 15-08-2013: The NSA oversteps its legal authority and the court can't stop it.  [Gizmodo]
  • 15-08-2013: Decoding NSA doublespeak.  [BoingBoing]  [EFF]
  • 15-08-2013: NSA leaks trigger steep rise in ad/third-party-cookie blocking.  [BoingBoing]  [AdWeek]
  • 15-08-2013: The NSA is commandeering the Internet.  [Schneier]
  • 14-08-2013: Can corporate suicide stop the NSA?.  [Stuff]
  • 13-08-2013: NSA-proof email encryption? Cobblers, sniff German hackers.  [The Register]
  • 12-08-2013: Schneier: when the NSA comes to your company's door, fight!  [BoingBoing]  [The Atlantic]
  • 12-08-2013: The NSA turned spying into a video game for analysts.  [Gizmodo]  [Der Spiegel]
  • 12-08-2013: Lawmakers tasked with overseeing NSA surveillance programs feel “inadequate”.  [Ars Technica]  [Washington Post]
    • 13-08-2013: NSA review led by intel chief who lied about NSA domestic surveillance.  [BoingBoing]  [The Register]
    • 13-08-2013: White House denies intel chief will lead NSA surveillance review.  [The Hill]
  • 10-08-2013: NSA by the numbers.  [BuzzMachine]
  • 10-08-2013: Don’t worry, NSA says—we only “touch” 1.6% of daily global Internet traffic.  [Ars Technica]  [Engadget]  [Gizmodo]  [NSA PDF]  [The Register]  [HardOCP]  [cNet]  [Network Computing]
    • 14-08-2013: NSA “touches” more of Internet than Google.  [Ars Technica]
  • 09-08-2013: What it means to be an NSA 'target'.  [Gizmodo]
  • 09-08-2013: NSA loophole allows warrantless search for US citizens' emails and phone calls.  [The Guardian]  [Ars Technica]
  • 09-08-2013: Building a panopticon: The evolution of the NSA’s XKeyscore.  [Ars Technica]
  • 09-08-2013: NSA tries to justify its surveillance programmes with ridiculous assertions.  [TechDirt]
  • 09-08-2013: More on the NSA's weird, deceptive, indefensible definition of "targeted surveillance".  [BoingBoing]  [EFF]
  • 09-08-2013: NSA leak: US can spy on Americans, despite direct statements of President, Congress, top spooks.  [BoingBoing]
  • 09-08-2013: U.S. President Obama to 'rebalance' NSA surveillance program, but is that enough?  [iMore]  [WSJ ATD]  [WSJ]
  • 09-08-2013: NSA to cut system administrators by 90 percent to limit data access.  [Reuters]  [DailyTech]  [BoingBoing]  [The Register]  [Ars Technica]  [Gizmodo]  [HardOCP]  [Stuff]  [Schneier]  [BusinessInsider]
  • 08-08-2013: NSA, on US soil, systematically searches Americans' cross-border communications without warrants.  [BoingBoing]  [NYT]
    • 09-08-2013: NSA captures Americans’ Internet content if it mentions overseas suspects.  [Ars Technica]  [Gizmodo]
  • 08-08-2013: If Bruce Schneier ran the NSA, he’d ask a basic question: “Does it do any good?”  [Ars Technica]
  • 06-08-2013: What should be in the NSA surveillance reform legislation?  [Gizmodo]
  • 06-08-2013: Report: NSA spying deals billion dollar knockout to US cloud prospects.  [The Register]
  • 06-08-2013: NSA surveillance and mission creep.  [Schneier]
  • 05-08-2013: How to reform the NSA.  [BoingBoing]  [EFF]
  • 05-08-2013: NSA revelations hurt hacker collaboration.  [Stuff]
  • 04-08-2013: Members of Congress denied access to basic information about NSA.  [The Guardian]
  • 03-08-2013: NSA revelations could hurt collaboration with 'betrayed' hackers.  [Reuters]
  • 03-08-2013: Other agencies clamour for data NSA compiles.  [NYT]  [Ars Technica]
  • 03-08-2013: Six blatant lies about spying from the NSA up to Obama.  [BoingBoing]  [ProPublica YouTube]
  • 02-08-2013: Congress eyes renewed push for legislation to rein in the NSA.  [The Guardian]
  • 02-08-2013: Private-Public Surveillance Partnership: how the private sector has become an arm of the NSA.  [BoingBoing]  [Bloomberg]
  • 02-08-2013: NSA's new meanings for common terms.  [BoingBoing]  [Slate]
  • 02-08-2013: In response to NSA’s XKeyscore, Wikimedia to enable HTTPS by default.  [TNW]  [Ars Technica]
  • 01-08-2013: Schneier: NSA secrecy kills trust.  [BoingBoing]  [CNN]
  • 01-08-2013: NSA bribed UK spooks £100M for spying privileges.  [BoingBoing]  [The Guardian]  [Ars Technica]
  • 01-08-2013: Sounding the alarm: Ars speaks with vocal NSA critic Sen. Ron Wyden.  [Ars Technica]
  • 01-08-2013: In wake of leaks, US intelligence pulls back the curtain on metadata collection.  [Ars Technica]  [Wired]  [Stuff]
  • 31-07-2013: NSA-loving, Internet-hating Rep Mike Rogers' staffers say criticism is "defamation".  [BoingBoing]  [TechDirt]
  • 31-07-2013: NSA headman: 'Don't worry, our watchful analysts TAKE EXAMS'.  [The Register]
  • 31-07-2013: Senators lash out at NSA for excessive secrecy.  [Washington Post]
  • 31-07-2013: NSA director heckled at conference as he asks for security community's understanding.  [Forbes]  [BoingBoing]  [Ars Technica]  [WSJ ATD]  [WSJ]
  • 31-07-2013: NSA tool collects 'nearly everything you do on the Internet'.  [HardOCP]  [The Guardian]  [BoingBoing]  [The Register]  [Ars Technica]  [Engadget]  [Gizmodo]  [DailyTech]  [ExtremeTech]  [Schneier]
  • 31-07-2013: How NSA leaks are changing minds among the public -- and in Congress.  [Ars Technica]
  • 30-07-2013: NSA surveillance programmes to be partially declassified.  [DailyTech]  [CNN]  [GigaOM]
  • 30-07-2013: What the Ashcroft “Hospital Showdown” on NSA spying was all about.  [Ars Technica]
  • 28-07-2013: Researcher wins NSA cyber-security prize, says freedom is incompatible with the NSA "in its current form".  [BoingBoing]  [Light Blue Touchpaper]  [WSJ ATD]
    • 29-07-2013: NSA security award winner calls for hearings into agency's conduct.  [The Register]
  • 27-07-2013: Critics of NSA spying, including Glenn Greenwald, to testify before Congress.  [BoingBoing]  [The Guardian]
  • 27-07-2013: Judge denies government’s bid to delay lawsuit to halt NSA metadata collection.  [Ars Technica]
  • 26-07-2013: Lawmakers who upheld NSA phone spying received double the defence industry cash.  [Wired]  [MapLight]  [BoingBoing]
  • 25-07-2013: NSA spying may be harming American tech companies’ bottom line.  [BoingBoing]  [Washington Post]  [Ars Technica]
    • 08-08-2013: NSA spying may cost cloud companies $35 billion.  [SFGate]
    • 14-08-2013: Netcraft: NSA surveillance disclosures not slowing US hosting growth.  [DC Knowledge]
    • 15-08-2013: NSA's PRISM could cost US cloud companies $45 billion.  [Network Computing]  [ReadWriteWeb]
    • 15-09-2013: Analysis: Despite fears, NSA revelations helping U.S. tech industry.  [Reuters]
  • 25-07-2013: Feds tell major internet companies to hand over users' account passwords.  [BoingBoing]  [cNet]  [Gizmodo]
    • 25-07-2013: FBI, NSA want master encryption keys from Internet companies.  [DailyTech]
  • 25-07-2013: ANCHORY: NSA's 1990s catalog of spook assets.  [BoingBoing]  [MuckRock]
  • 25-07-2013: Details on NSA/FBI eavestdropping.  [Schneier]  [BuzzFeed]  [cNet]  [The New Yorker]
  • 25-07-2013: World+Dog hates PRISM: Cloud Security Alliance.  [The Register]
  • 24-07-2013: The secret FISA court must go.  [Daily Beast]
  • 24-07-2013: The government's coming for your encrypted data next.  [Gizmodo]
  • 24-07-2013: The NSA hated civilian encrypted data way back in the 1970s.  [Gizmodo]
  • 24-07-2013: NSA implements two-man control for sysadmins.  [Schneier]  [CBS News]
  • 24-07-2013: Senator: Weak oversight of NSA may lead to massive location tracking.  [Ars Technica]
  • 23-07-2013: NSA: We lack the capability to search our own email.  [BoingBoing]  [Pro Publica]  [Ars Technica]
  • 23-07-2013: End warrantless dragnet supying -- DEFUND THE NSA! Act today!  [BoingBoing]  [DefundTheNSA]
    • 23-07-2013: House vote on repealing NSA dragnet phone surveillance.  [Wired]  [Bloomberg]  [BGR]  [The Guardian]
    • 24-07-2013: The White House blasts the "amash amendment" that would hamper the NSA's surveillance powers.  [Business Insider]  [Stuff]
    • 24-07-2013: Jackboot dangled over NSA's throat for US spy dragnet outrage.  [The Register]
    • 25-07-2013: Congress nearly shuts down NSA phone dragnet in sudden 205-217 vote.  [Ars Technica]  [Slate]  [BoingBoing]  [Wired]
    • 25-07-2013: NSA amendment's thin defeat sparks battle in Congress over privacy, surveillance.  [BoingBoing]  [The Guardian]
    • 25-07-2013: Keep calm and carry on spying on Americans, US politicos tell NSA.  [The Register]
  • 20-07-2013: NSA head admits the agency made “huge set of mistakes” in 2009.  [Ars Technica]
  • 19-07-2013: Why doesn't Skype protect you against eavesdropping?  [Gizmodo]  [EFF]
  • 19-07-2013: NSA phone snooping cannot be challenged in court, Feds say.  [Wired]  [Gizmodo]  [RT]  [HardOCP]
  • 19-07-2013: Sysadmins: Keep YOUR data away from NSA spooks.  [The Register]
  • 19-07-2013: NSA chief leaks info on data sharing tech: It's SharePoint.  [The Register]
  • 19-07-2013: You may already be a winner in NSA’s “three-degrees” surveillance sweepstakes.  [Ars Technica]
  • 19-07-2013: Tech giants named in PRISM want to see an NSA “transparency report”.  [Ars Technica]
  • 18-07-2013: PRISM Q&A.  [Schneier]  [TED]
  • 17-07-2013: Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and others call for more NSA transparency.  [WSJ ATD]
  • 17-07-2013: The NSA admits it analyses more people's data than previously revealed.  [The Atlantic]  [ReadWriteWeb]
  • 17-07-2013: Why the NSA will have a tougher time spying through the Xbox One Kinect sensor.  [BGR]
  • 17-07-2013: Google experimenting with spy-resistant encrypted Google Drive.  [BoingBoing]  [cNet]
  • 17-07-2013: GCHQ use of Prism surveillance data was legal, says report.  [BBC News]  [The Register]  [Ars Technica]  [Engadget]
  • 17-07-2013: Unlikely alliance against Prism.  [Stuff]
  • 17-07-2013: Man organizes satirical NSA walk, authorities come to his front door.  [Ars Technica]
  • 17-07-2013: New lawsuit is broadest challenge yet to NSA spying.  [Ars Technica]  [Wired]  [BoingBoing]  [EFF]
    • 23-07-2013: Marc Rotenberg on the NSA Supreme Court suit.  [Schneier]  [CNN]
  • 16-07-2013: Tapping submarine cables.  [Schneier]  [The Atlantic]  [Washington Post]
  • 15-07-2013: Yahoo wins court order to release records of its fight against PRISM.  [Daily Dot]  [BBC News]  [WSJ ATD]  [ExtremeTech]  [The Register]
  • 15-07-2013: For NSA chief, terrorist threat drives passion to ‘collect it all,’ observers say.  [Washington Post]
  • 15-07-2013: EU Commissioner: we don't want US reading our email and listening to our phone calls.  [WSJ ATD]
  • 14-07-2013: NSA leaks revive push in Russia to control 'Net.  [NYT]
  • 13-07-2013: Telstra found to be storing data for USA intelligence services.  [Geekzone]
    • 17-07-2013: FCC to El Reg: Telstra's 'secret FBI snoop' doc public since 2001.  [The Register]
  • 13-07-2013: DEFCON to Feds: we need some time apart.  [Krebs]
  • 12-07-2013: Let's talk about FAIRVIEW, the NSA's plan to “Own the Internet”.  [Gizmodo]
  • 12-07-2013: Forget Snowden: What have we learned about the NSA?  [The Register]
  • 11-07-2013: Skype: reportedly funneling your calls to PRISM since 2011.  [ReadWriteWeb]  [cNet]  [Ars Technica]
  • 11-07-2013: Facebook seeks spying exemption.  [NZ Herald]
  • 11-07-2013: Yahoo's fight to reveal its PRISM struggles.  [Stuff]
  • 10-07-2013: NSA's project SHAMROCK.  [Schneier]  [Ars Technica]
  • 10-07-2013: Judge throws out “state secrets” defense in light of NSA leaks.  [Ars Technica]
  • 10-07-2013: How your Facebook can make you an NSA target.  [Stuff]
  • 09-07-2013: Nation will gain by discussing surveillance, expert tells privacy board.  [NYT]
  • 09-07-2013: EFF's NSA lawsuit goes ahead, thanks to Snowden leaks.  [BoingBoing]  [EFF]
  • 08-07-2013: EPIC wants to sue NSA at the Supreme Court.  [BoingBoing]  [NYT]  [Wired]
  • 08-07-2013: Deals with foreign cable owners, secret court rulings broaden NSA spying potential.  [Ars Technica]
  • 06-07-2013: NSA rejecting every FOIA request made by US citizens.  [Tikkun Daily]  [BoingBoing]
  • 06-07-2013: In secret, court vastly broadens powers of NSA.  [NYT]  [WSJ ATD]  [WSJ]
  • 05-07-2013: John Roberts is also chief justice of the NSA’s surveillance state.  [Washington Post]
  • 05-07-2013: Of mice, the NSA, GCHQ and data protection.  [The Register]
  • 05-07-2013: Anti-NSA surveillance protests gain traction on Independence Day.  [WSJ ATD]
  • 05-07-2013: Protesters target NSA data center.  [DC Knowledge]
  • 05-07-2013: I'm 'pretty comfy' with PRISM + 'It's Google. What else do you expect'.  [The Register]
  • 04-07-2013: European Parliament votes to investigate US surveillance of EU residents.  [Engadget]
    • 04-07-2013: European PRISM anger gains momentum with fresh cloud warnings and data threats.  [GigaOM]
  • 04-07-2013: Join the largest online protest since SOPA to stop NSA spying.  [BoingBoing]  [FightForTheFuture]  [The Register]  [Stuff]
  • 04-07-2013: The Office of the Director of National Intelligence defends NSA surveillance programmes.  [Schneier]
  • 04-07-2013: Spy ties to Silicon Valley unravelled.  [Stuff]  [Reuters]
  • 03-07-2013: How to talk to the NSA when they come recruiting.  [BoingBoing]  [TMOM]
  • 03-07-2013: Spy on your own email to see exactly what the NSA has on you.  [Gizmodo]  [MIT]
  • 03-07-2013: Ecuador: our London embassy was bugged.  [BoingBoing]  [Reuters]
  • 03-07-2013: Anti-NSA web protest planned for 4th July.  [WSJ ATD]  [WSJ]
  • 03-07-2013: PRISM fallout: US Internet companies stained by intelligence actions.  [ReadWriteWeb]
  • 02-07-2013: Dubya: I introduced PRISM and I think it's pretty swell.  [The Register]
  • 02-07-2013: NSA email eavesdropping.  [Schneier]  [The Guardian]  [The Guardian]
  • 01-07-2013: How the NSA targets Germany and Europe.  [Der Spiegel]
  • 01-07-2013: George W Bush defends PRISM: "I put that program in place to protect the country".  [Huffington Post]
  • 01-07-2013: Misinformation on classified NSA programs incluydes statements by senior US officials.  [Washington Post]
  • 01-07-2013: Der Spiegel cover story on NSA surveillance of Europe.  [BoingBoing]  [Der Spiegel: part 1part 2part 3]
  • 01-07-2013: New slides show PRISM reach directly inside Internet companies.  [ReadWriteWeb]
  • 01-07-2013: How the NSA eavesdrops on Americans.  [Schneier]
  • 01-07-2013: How a 30-year-old lawyer exposed NSA mass surveillance of Americans -- in 1975.  [Ars Technica]
  • 30-06-2013: French and German fury over claims US bugged EU offices.  [BBC News]  [BoingBoing]  [Der Spiegel]  [The Verge]  [Yahoo News]  [Stuff]
    • 30-06-2013: Key US-EU trade pact under threat after more NSA spying allegations.  [The Guardian]
    • 01-07-2013: PRISM leaks: WTF, you don't spy on your friends, splutters EU.  [The Register]
  • 30-06-2013: NZ firm linked to suspect spy row.  [Stuff]
  • 29-06-2013: Washington Post reveals new details, slides on PRISM data collection programme.  [WSJ ATD]  [Washington Post]  [The Verge]  [Gizmodo]
  • 28-06-2013: One of the culprits behind PRISM?  Design thinking.  [Wired]
  • 28-06-2013: Encryption has foiled wiretaps for first time, Feds say.  [Wired]
  • 28-06-2013: US DoD exempts itself from PRISM surveillance by creating its own 4G network.  [GottaBeMobile]
  • 28-06-2013: New leak shows NSA harvests To, From, and BCC lines of e-mail data.  [Ars Technica]
  • 28-06-2013: Army restricts access to The Guardian in the wake of NSA leaks.  [Ars Technica]  [Gizmodo]
  • 28-06-2013: NSA collected masses of raw internet data.  [Stuff]
  • 27-06-2013: NSA leak vindicates AT&T whistleblower.  [Wired]
  • 27-06-2013: NSA collected US email records in bulk for more than two years under Obama.  [The Guardian]  [Wired]  [Engadget]
  • 27-06-2013: Surveillance 'partnership' between NSA and telcos points to AT&T, Verizon.  [cNet]
  • 27-06-2013: Secret US spy court lets Microsoft, Google reveal their petitions.  [The Register]
  • 27-06-2013: Pre-9/11 NSA thinking.  [Schneier]
  • 27-06-2013: Meet PRISM's little brother: Socmint.  [Ars Technica]
  • 26-06-2013: Apple, Microsoft and Facebook targeted in Europe for NSA spying ties.  [BGR]  [EVF PDF]
  • 26-06-2013: New bill aims to rein in NSA's snooping powers.  [BGR]  [PCWorld]
  • 26-06-2013: Sir Tim Berners-Lee accuses government of “seriously spying” on the internet.  [TrustedReviews]
  • 26-06-2013: A simple SSL tweak could protect you from GCHQ/NSA snooping.  [The Register]
  • 26-06-2013: US-UK intelligence sharing indispensable, says Hague.  [BBC News]
  • 25-06-2013: NSA takes surveillance fact sheets off website.  [Politico]
  • 25-06-2013: Q&A: NSA's PRISM internet surveillance scheme.  [BBC News]
  • 24-06-2013: Senators: NSA must correct inaccurate claims over privacy protections.  [The Guardian]
  • 24-06-2013: NSA surveillance leaks prompt legislation.  [Wired]
  • 24-06-2013: Privacy expert dismisses PRISM-busting typeface as 'art project'.  [The Register]  [Graham Cluley]
  • 23-06-2013: Google handed over years of emails belonging to WikiLeaks chatroom admin.  [Ars Technica]  [Wired]
  • 23-06-2013: A privacy paradox and a peculiar particle: Ars readers react.  [Ars Technica]
  • 23-06-2013: Snowden: US spies on Chinese mobile phone companies, steals SMS data.  [SCMP]
  • 22-06-2013: Obama (candidate) vs Obama (president) on NSA spying.  [BoingBoing]  [TechDirt]
  • 22-06-2013: British spying outstrips US effort.  [NZ Herald]  [BBC News]  [BoingBoing]  [The Guardian]  [The Register]  [Ars Technica]  [Wired]
  • 21-06-2013: How web mail providers leave door open for NSA surveillance.  [cNet]
  • 21-06-2013: Using encryption? That means the US spooks have you on file.  [The Register]
  • 21-06-2013: NSA concedes Hadoop beats its pricey alternatives.  [ReadWriteWeb]
  • 21-06-2013: Lawmakers introduce bills requiring Obama to explain his secret interpretation of the spying laws.  [BoingBoing]  [Ars Technica]
  • 21-06-2013: Here's looking at you.  [Geoff Huston]
  • 21-06-2013: Lawmakers introduce new bill to compel government to declassify secret court opinions.  [Ars Technica]
  • 21-06-2013: Use of TOR and email crypto could increase chances that NSA keeps your data.  [Ars Technica]
  • 20-06-2013: Five fun facts from the latest NSA leak.  [Wired]
  • 20-06-2013: Revealed: the top secret rules that allow NSA to use US data without a warrant.  [The Guardian]  [Gizmodo]  [EFF]  [Engadget]
    • 20-06-2013: More NSA leaks: how the NSA bends the truth about spying on Americans while insisting it doesn't spy on Americans.  [BoingBoing]  [The Guardian]  [Engadget]
    • 22-06-2013: Exactly how the NSA is getting away with spying on US citizens.  [Gizmodo]
  • 20-06-2013: NSA boss wants companies to be immunised from liability if they follow illegal orders from the NSA.  [BoingBoing]  [TechDirt]
  • 20-06-2013: Love letter to an NSA agent.  [Schneier]  [HappyPlace]  [Funny or Die]
  • 20-06-2013: Feds: we can't give up cellular location data, because the NSA doesn't collect it.  [Ars Technica]
  • 19-06-2013:FBI admits it surveils US with drones.  [Wired]  [Gizmodo]  [BBC News]
    • 20-06-2013: FBI head says it's using surveillance drones in US skies "very seldom".  [Ars Technica]
    • 21-06-2013: Why won't the FBI tell the public about its drone programme?  [Gizmodo]
  • 19-06-2013: FISA court oversight: a look inside a secret and empty process.  [The Guardian]
  • 19-06-2013: Petition the NSA to subject its surveillance programme to public comment.  [Schneier]
  • 19-06-2013: Cost/benefit of NSA surveillance.  [Schneier]  [Chronicle]  [CNN]  [WSJ]
  • 19-06-2013: Chinese hackers launch PRISM scare campaign.  [The Register]
  • 19-07-2013: Use PRISM Break to reduce your NSA-related paranoia.  [Gizmodo]  [Prism Break]
  • 19-07-2013: Google challenges US gag order, citing First Amendment.  [Washington Post]  [Engadget]  [Ars Technica]  [ReadWriteWeb]  [Wired]  [Stuff]
  • 18-06-2013: NSA implementing 'two-person' rule to stop the next Snowden.  [Forbes]
  • 18-06-2013: Confirmed: court "oversight" of NSA surveillance is a total joke.  [Gizmodo]
  • 18-06-2013: Job networking site LinkedIn filled with secret NSA programme names.  [Kinja]
  • 18-06-2013: FISA request roundup: who has been asked and how often?  [Engadget]  [Schneier]
  • 18-06-2013: The NSA hearing, by the numbers.  [Wired]
  • 18-06-2013: NSA chief defends surveillance programmes.  [WSJ ATD]  [WSJ]
  • 18-06-2013: NSA leaks forcing more official transparency.  [BoingBoing]  [FotPF]
  • 18-06-2013: Evidence that the NSA is storing voice content, not just metadata.  [Schneier]  [Rubbing Alcoholic]
    • 19-06-2013: NSA is just collecting metadata.  [Wired]
  • 18-06-2013: NSA secrecy and personal privacy.  [Schneier]  [Washington Post]
  • 18-06-2013: Obama: NSA spying keeps America safe, so get over it.  [Gizmodo]  [The Verge]
  • 18-06-2013: Texas becomes first state to require warrant for email snooping.  [Ars Technica]  [BGR]
  • 17-06-2013: Yahoo discloses some government data request information.  [WSJ ATD]  [Engadget]  [TNW]  [BBC News]  [Gizmodo]  [The Register]
  • 17-06-2013: Tales from the history of NSA spying.  [BoingBoing]  [Daily Dot]
  • 17-06-2013: NSA says it can spy on your location if it wants, but it chooses not to.  [BGR]  [WSJ]  [The Register]
  • 17-06-2013: NSA leaker may be killed in drone strike, says Ron Paul.  [DailyTech]
  • 17-06-2013: The Snowden principle.  [BoingBoing]
  • 17-06-2013: Blowback from the NSA surveillance.  [Schneier]
  • 17-06-2013: Apple issues rare public comment on its 'commitment to customer privacy'.  [AppleInsider]  [Apple]  [TNW]  [Engadget]  [iMore]  [TUAW]  [MobileBurn]  [BGR]  [Stuff]
    • 17-06-2013: NSA PRISM snoop-gate: won't someone think of the children, wails Apple.  [The Register]
    • 17-06-2013: Apple claims it can't decrypt Facetime and iMessage data, details extent over government requests.  [The Verge]  [Ars Technica]
  • 17-06-2013: Assume everything is being collected.  [Stuff]
  • 16-06-2013: 3 NSA veterans speak out on whistleblower: we told you so.  [USA Today]
  • 16-06-2013: The NSA can afford to store data from years of phone calls.  [Gizmodo]
  • 16-06-2013: The NSA doesn't need a warrant to listen to your calls.  [Gizmodo]  [cNet]
    • 16-06-2013: US government denies reports that NSA listens to domestic calls without legal authorisation.  [TechCrunch]
  • 16-06-2013: Details emerge about PRISM, big tech companies release data request reports.  [Ars Technica]  [Washington Post]
  • 16-06-2013: The old-school tech from the NSA's past.  [Gizmodo]
  • 16-06-2013: The world is listening.  [Stuff]
  • 15-06-2013: NSA admits listening to US phone calls without warrants.  [cNet]  [BoingBoing]
  • 15-06-2013: Obama considering releasing NSA court order.  [NPR]
  • 15-06-2013: Why you should care about surveillance.  [BoingBoing]  [The Guardian]
  • 15-06-2013: Spying on the home front: a 2007 PBS Frontline worth revisiting.  [BoingBoing]  [PBS]
  • 15-06-2013: The secret behind NSA's PRISM programme?  Even bigger data seizure.  [BoingBoing]  [AP]
  • 15-06-2013: The whistleblower's guide to the Orwellian galaxy: how to leak to the press.  [Wired]
  • 15-06-2013: Google, Twitter push to reveal number of national security related requests separately.  [Engadget]
    • 14-06-2013: Microsoft releases government data request stats: over 6,000 in 6 months.  [Engadget]  [Gizmodo]  [Microsoft]
    • 14-06-2013: Facebook reveals government data request numbers, is first to include national security stats. [Engadget]  [Gizmodo]  [Facebook]  [NZ Herald]  [HardOCP]  [TNZ]
    • 15-06-2013: A closer look at Microsoft's FISA disclosure numbers.  [WSJ ATD]
    • 15-06-2013: Internet companies begin releasing some data on government spying.  [BoingBoing]
    • 18-06-2013: Google formally pteitions to publish statistics on FISA requests.  [WSJ ATD]
  • 15-06-2013: Encrypted email: how much annoyance will you tolerate to keep the NSA away?  [Ars Technica]
  • 14-06-2013: NSA-proof encryption exists -- why doesn't anyone use it?  [Washington Post]
  • 14-06-2013: Thumb your nose at the NSA with Raspberry Pi.  [Wired]
  • 14-06-2013: Yahoo supplied data to PRISM only after losing scrappy FISA fight.  [Wired]
  • 14-06-2013: Bills would clip NSA's wings on phone data.  [Politico]
  • 14-06-2013: Source: don't worry, NSA spies on 99% of Americans' locations, call records.  [DailyTech]
  • 14-06-2013: Foreign owners blocked T-Mobile, Verizon from NSA snoops.  [The Register]
  • 14-06-2013: Not just telcos, thousands of companies share data with US spies.  [The Register]
  • 14-06-2013: If the NSA's PRISM is no big deal, why was Yahoo in court fighting it?  [BoingBoing]  [NYT]
  • 14-06-2013: Leaked memo details NSA talking points on PRISM.  [BoingBoing]  [TechDirt]
  • 14-06-2013: Facebook in talks with Feds to allow FISA disclosures.  [WSJ ATD]
    • 14-06-2013: Facebook reaches agreement with Feds to allow data request disclosures.  [WSJ ATD]  [Facebook]
    • 14-06-2013: Google calls Facebook's data disclosure deal with the Feds "a step back for users".  [WSJ ATD]
    • 14-06-2013: Twitter backs Google, says Facebook made mistake in data disclosure deal with Feds.  [WSJ ATD]
    • 14-06-2013: FISA request could soon be public, with Google also in talks with US government about more disclosure.  [WSJ ATD]
    • 14-06-2013: Microsoft's US law enforcement and national security requests for last half of 2012.  [TechNet]
    • 14-06-2013: Facebook, Microsoft release NSA stats to reassure users.  [cNet]
    • 14-06-2013: Tech companies swapped data with government agencies.  [HardOCP]  [Bloomberg]
    • 15-06-2013: NSA snooping: Facebook reveals details of data requests.  [BBC News]
  • 14-06-2013: Government requested information on as many as 15,000 Facebook accounts.  [WSJ ATD]
  • 14-06-2013: US agencies said to swap data with thousands of firms.  [Bloomberg]
  • 14-06-2013: How to pick your battles in the war against transparency.  [Gizmodo]
  • 14-06-2013: What we still don't know about PRISM.  [Gizmodo]
  • 14-06-2013: Edward Snowden used a thumb drive to smuggle thousands of PRISM files.  [Gizmodo]  [LA Times]  [Wired]  [The Register]
  • 14-06-2013: For the first time, secret court won't block release of NSA opinion.  [Ars Technica]
  • 14-06-2013: An open letter to my friend, the NSA.  [Ars Technica]
  • 13-06-2013: Why "I have nothing to hide" is the wrong way to think about surveillance.  [Wired]
  • 13-06-2013: T-Mobile, Verizon don't directly share call data to NSA, but that might not matter.  [Engadget]  [WSJ]
  • 13-06-2013: Secret court ruling put tech companies in data bind.  [NYT]
  • 13-06-2013: Escape from PRISM: how Twitter defies government data-sharing.  [The Verge]
  • 13-06-2013: Why Americans should be worried about state surveillance.  [BoingBoing]  [Digby]
  • 13-06-2013: Snowden's claims complicate US-China ties.  [WSJ]
  • 13-06-2013: NSA chief drops hint about ISP web, email surveillance.  [cNet]
  • 13-06-2013: Accused bank robber wants NSA phone records for his defense.  [BoingBoing]  [SunSentinel]
  • 13-06-2013: How the NSA could get so smart so fast.  [WSJ]
  • 13-06-2013: Essays related to NSA spying documents.  [Schneier]
  • 13-06-2013: PRISM snitch claims NSA hacked Chinese targets since 2009.  [The Register]
  • 13-06-2013: NSA chief says data disrupted 'dozens' of plots.  [BBC News]  [WSJ]  [BusinessWeek]  [The Register]
    • 15-06-2013: NSA programmes broke plots in 20 nations.  [AP]  [Ars Technica]
    • 16-06-2013: US officials say less than 300 phone numbers were investigated in 2012, data thwarted terrorist plots.  [Engadget]
    • 18-06-2013: FBI deputy director claims intelligence programmes foiled NYC subway and NYSE bombings, among others.  [Engadget]
      • 18-06-2013: NSA disruption of stock exchange bomb plot disputed.  [Wired]
      • 19-06-2013: NSA head says digital spying has distrupted a 'little over 10' plots domestically.  [Ars Technica]
    • 18-06-2013: NSA's role in two terror cases was concealed from defense lawyers.  [Wired]  [Ars Technica]
  • 12-06-2013: NSA revelations only 'tip of the iceberg', says Democrat lawmaker.  [The Hill]
  • 12-06-2013: Not much political will to change NSA's no-longer-secret spying programme.  [BoingBoing]  [WSJ]
  • 12-06-2013: Moxie Marlinspike on the NSA spying revelations: we should all have something to hide.  [BoingBoing]  [Thought Crime]
  • 12-06-2013: US congressman who introduced PATRIOT act says Obama administration's excuses over NSA spying are "bunk".  [BoingBoing]  [National Review]
  • 12-06-2013: The secret war.  [BoingBoing]  [Wired]
  • 12-06-2013: NSA revelations damaging for American tech companies... especially in China.  [GeekWire]
  • 12-06-2013: Rep. Senator Peter King on NSA leaks: prosecute the journalists.  [DailyTech]  [BoingBoing]  [FotPF]
  • 12-06-2013: How NSA spooks spaffed my dad's data all over the web.  [The Register]
  • 12-06-2013: PRISM and privacy: what could they know about me?  [BBC News]
  • 12-06-2013: Connecting the dots on PRISM, phone surveillance, and the NSA's massive spy center.  [Wired]
  • 12-06-2013: John Key: Snowden not welcome in New Zealand.  [Stuff]
  • 12-06-2013: What the NSA can do with "big data".  [Ars Technica]
  • 12-06-2013: At Facebook shareholder meeting, Zuckerberg stands behind his initial PRISM denial.  [TechCrunch]  [WSJ ATD]  [WSJ]
  • 12-06-2013: Rogue spy may lead US a merry dance.  [NZ Herald]
  • 11-06-2013: PRISM's effect on bitcoin prices.  [CoinDesk]
  • 11-06-2013: HOWTO FOIA the NSA.  [BoingBoing]  [MuckRock]
  • 11-06-2013: NSA leaks present a business and ethics crisis for Silicon Valley.  [Wired]
  • 11-06-2013: Connecting the PRISM dots: my new theory.  [Uncrunched]
  • 11-06-2013: Google's read secret spy program?  Secure FTP.  [Wired]  [WSJ]  [Gizmodo]
  • 11-06-2013: Poll shows majority of Americans fine with NSA phone record tracking.  [BGR]  [Pew Research]  [Ars Technica]
  • 11-06-2013: Europeans plan to fight back against PRISM.  [BGR]
  • 11-06-2013: World Wide Web inventor decries NSA data collection programme.  [BGR]
  • 11-06-2013: Facebook CEO repeats PRISM denial.  [HardOCP]  [cNet]
  • 11-06-2013: Keep calm and carry on: PRISM itself is not a big deal.  [The Register]
  • 11-06-2013: That NSA PRISM Powerpoint deck: a better-designed version, and what's in the missing slides?  [BoingBoing]
    • 12-06-2013: The best and worst redesigns of PRISM's atrocious Powerpoint.  [Gizmodo]
    • 12-06-2013: NSA accused of new crimes... against slideware.  [The Register]
  • 11-06-2013: Ai Weiwei on PRISM.  [BoingBoing]  [The Guardian]
  • 11-06-2013: The Verizon order, the NSA, and what call records might reveal about psychiatric patients.  [BoingBoing]  [PHIprivacy]
  • 11-06-2013: PRISM fallout part 2: will companies store more data behind the firewall?  [ReadWriteWeb]
  • 11-06-2013: Asking the US government to allow Google to publish more national security request data.  [Google]  [NZ Herald]  [BGR]  [Engadget]  [Gizmodo]
  • 11-06-2013: Cause for concern over US email spying.  [Stuff]
  • 10-06-2013: NSA leak prompts questions over US reliance on contractors.  [Reuters]
  • 10-06-2013: What's in the rest of the top-secret NSA Powerpoint deck?  [Wired]
  • 10-06-2013: Making sense of the NSA PRISM leak as the real details emerge.  [ExtremeTech]
  • 10-06-2013: How the NSA's PRISM affects you, and how to protect yourself from being spied on.  [ExtremeTech]
  • 10-06-2013: The NSA's PRISM leak could fundamentally change or break the entire Internet.  [ExtremeTech]
  • 10-06-2013: CIA-funded upstart: the truth about PRISM and NSA's web snooping.  [The Register]
  • 10-06-2013: US chief spook: look, we only want to spy on 6.6 billion of you.  [The Register]
  • 10-06-2013: Technology emboldened the NSA.  [WSJ]
  • 10-06-2013: Government secrets and the need for whistleblowers.  [Schneier]
  • 10-06-2013: First lawsuit over NSA phone scandal targets Obama, Verizon.  [Wired]  [Ars Technica]  [Engadget]  [DailyTech]
    • 12-06-2013: Apple, Tim Cook, and others sued over alleged NSA/PRISM privacy violations.  [MacRumors]
  • 09-06-2013: NSA whistleblower: the ultimate insider attack.  [Wired]
  • 09-06-2013: US, company officials: Internet surveillance does not indiscriminately mine data.  [Washington Post]
  • 09-06-2013: Why the metadata the NSA has on you matters.  [Gizmodo]
  • 09-06-2013: Tech giants built segregated systems for NSA instead of firehoses to protect innocent users from PRISM.  [TechCrunch]
  • 09-06-2013: New PRISM slide shows NSA taking data directly from company servers.  [Gizmodo]  [The Guardian]  [BoingBoing]  [TechDirt]
  • 09-06-2013: Boundless Informant: the NSA tool that watches the entire planet.  [Gizmodo]  [The Guardian]  [BoingBoing] [Engadget]
  • 09-06-2013: Call connected through the NSA: Ars readers react.  [Ars Technica]
  • 08-06-2013: Intel director sets record straight on PRISM, sort of.  [Wired]
  • 08-06-2013: Analysing Yahoo's PRISM non-denial.  [Slight Paranoia]
  • 08-06-2013: PRISM and Canada: what are the implications of American spooks gone wild?  [BoingBoing]  [Michael Geist]
  • 08-06-2013: US government: PRISM isn't data mining system, doesn't pull data off servers.  [Marketing Land]
  • 08-06-2013: Director of National Intelligence declassifies PRISM info to clear up 'inaccuracies'.  [Engadget]
    • 09-06-2013: National Intelligence director press release.  [Gizmodo]  [DNI Office]
    • 09-06-2013: Official government fact sheet on what PRISM is and does.  [Gizmodo]  [DNI]
  • 08-06-2013: Google says the government has 'no access' to servers.  [BBC News]
  • 08-06-2013: PRISM and denials -- what's going on?  [BoingBoing]  [Gizmodo]  [NYT]
  • 08-06-2013: US government offers first concrete details on PRISM, confirming existence, but arguing it is misunderstood.  [WSJ ATD]
  • 08-06-2013: NSA PRISM: why I'm boycotting US cloud tech -- and you should too.  [The Register]
  • 08-06-2013: Obama defends digital spying: "I think we've struck the right balance."  [Ars Technica]  [Engadget]  [Gizmodo]
  • 08-06-2013: Through a PRISM darkly: tracking the ongoing NSA surveillance story.  [GigaOM]
  • 07-06-2013: US surveillance revelations deepend European fears.  [Reuters]
  • 07-06-2013: Under the covers of the NSA's big data effort.  [GigaOM]
  • 07-06-2013: Government likely to open criminal probe into NSA leaks.  [Reuters]  [Reuters]
  • 07-06-2013: Solving the mystery of PRISM.  [The Week]
  • 07-06-2013: No evidence of NSA's 'direct access' to tech companies.  [cNet]
  • 07-06-2013: The tech companies in PRISM aren't telling the complete truth.  [Gizmodo]  [Uncrunched]
  • 07-06-2013: Public documents contradict claim email spying foiled terror plot.  [BuzzFeed]
  • 07-06-2013: What are you going to do following the NSA's massive privacy invasion?  [Gizmodo]
    • 08-06-2013: What the NSA spying scandal means for you.  [Lifehacker]
  • 07-06-2013: Anonymous just leaked a trove of NSA documents.  [Gizmodo]
  • 07-06-2013: What is PRISM?  [Gizmodo]
  • 07-06-2013: An early online privacy expert revisits his 1985 predictions today.  [Gizmodo]
  • 07-06-2013: Why I just don't give a shit about PRISM, or any other spying.  [Gizmodo]
  • 07-06-2013: Why is anyone surprised that the government spies on us?  [Gizmodo]
  • 07-06-2013: Want to know everything about everyone?  Work the PRISM for Palantir!  [Kinja]
  • 07-06-2013: PRISM: here's what you need to know.  [HardOCP]  [TNW]
  • 07-06-2013: Obama on NSA spying: Congress has known about it and approved for years.  [The Verge]
  • 07-06-2013: Dissecting big tech's denial of involvement in NSA's PRISM spying programme.  [ABC News]
  • 07-06-2013: Washington Post backtracks on claim tech companies "participated knowingly" in PRISM data collection.  [TNW]  [Washington Post]
  • 07-06-2013: Facebook, like Apple and Google, had never heard of PRISM.  [The Verge]  [ReadWriteWeb]
    • 08-06-2013: Denials in US snooping programme require decoding.  [Stuff]
  • 07-06-2013: Facebook response by Mark Zuckerberg.  [Facebook]
  • 07-06-2013: "Direct access" is the defining phrase of the NSA scandal.  [BuzzFeed]
    • 07-06-2013: NYT explains how tech companies allow PRISM, yet deny 'direct server access' happened.  [Engadget]  [NYT]
  • 07-06-2013: Here's why the NSA's Verizon metadata collection is so troubling.  [BGR]  [The New Yorker]
  • 07-06-2013: How the US government has spied on almost every American for a decade.  [ExtremeTech]
  • 07-06-2013: US spyboss: yes, we are snooping on you, but think of the terrorists.  [The Register]
  • 07-06-2013: We're losing the battle with a government seduced by surveillance.  [The Register]
  • 07-06-2013: Obama promised to end warrantless wiretaps in 2008.  [BoingBoing]  [cNet]
  • 07-06-2013: PRISM: Just how much do the spooks know?  [BBC News]
  • 07-06-2013: GCHQ PRISM spying claims: Labour urges PM to launch investigation.  [BBC News]
    • 07-06-2013: UK spies have access to NSA PRISM.  [BoingBoing]  [The Guardian]  [Engadget]
    • 08-06-2013: GCHQ PRISM spying claims: agency report 'shortly'.  [BBC News]
    • 09-06-2013: Law-abiding Britons have nothing to fear from GCHQ.  [BBC News]  [The Register]
    • 13-06-2013: Nick Clegg: agencies' access to data is legal and proportionate.  [BBC News]
  • 07-06-2013: What the...?  [Google]
  • 07-06-2013: The NSA surveillance story reinforces why an entity like WikiLeaks is so important.  [GigaOM]
  • 07-06-2013: Here's how the NSA analyses all that call data.  [GigaOM]
  • 06-06-2013: Triangulating the truth -- the totalitarian state.  [Uncrunched]
  • 06-06-2013: Schneier: what we need the whistleblowers to tell us about America's surveillance apparatus.  [BoingBoing]  [The Atlantic]
  • 06-06-2013: WSJ: NSA snooping extends to AT&T, Sprint and other ISPs.  [Engadget]
  • 06-06-2013: Also revealed by Verizon leak: how the NSA and FBI lie with numbers.  [Wired]
  • 06-06-2013: Google, Apple and Facebook outright deny they're helping the NSA mine data.  [WSJ ATD]
  • 06-06-2013: NSA is wired into top Internet companies' serviers, including Google and Facebook.  [Wired]  [Engadget]  [Gizmodo]  [ReadWriteWeb]  [Washington Post]  [Stuff]  [BoingBoing]  [The Guardian]  [iMore]
    • 07-06-2013: Report: AT&T and Sprint are working with the NSA too.  [Gizmodo]
  • 06-06-2013: NSA slides explaining PRISM data-collection programme.  [Washington Post]  [The Register]
  • 06-06-2013: How to avoid NSA spying.  [BGR]
  • 06-06-2013: What the NSA wants to know about you and your phone.  [WSJ ATD]
  • 06-06-2013: Modern data centers fuel NSA's Verizon phone spying.  [WSJ ATD]
  • 06-06-2013: Obama defends phone-record tracking as "critical tool".  [WSJ ATD]  [The Guardian]  [Gizmodo]  [Ars Technica]  [The Register]
  • 06-06-2013: Obama administration authorised spying on up to a third of Americans.  [DailyTech]
  • 06-06-2013: Leaked docs show NSA collect data on all Verizon customers.  [The Register]  [The Guardian]  [The Guardian]  [Ars Technica]  [Gizmodo]  [ReadWriteWeb]  [Engadget]
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